Can koi be shipped?
Deliveries by FedEx, UPS or other overnight carriers can be done, but obviously, that means the koi will be in the shipping box at least 24 hours, and full replacement of the koi (if there were to be a problem, i.e. lost package, late delivery) will be waived by USA Koi.
What is the rarest koi fish?
Ki Utsuri, by far the rarest type of Utsuri, combine patterns of yellow over a lacquerish black body.
What is the most expensive breed of koi fish?
A red and white Koi Carp fish was sold for a record £1.4 million (Dh6. 7 million) in an auction in Japan to became the world’s most expensive fish. The 3feet 3ins long fish was bought by a collector from Taiwan for £1 million more than previous world record.
What is the most beautiful koi fish?
Koromo or Goromo is one of the most stunning types of koi fish. It is a hybrid of a Kohaku and an Asagi ki fish. It has the characteristic colors of a Kohaku (white and red) and the characteristic net pattern of the Asagi koi fish.
How are koi shipped from Japan?
Any koi that is over 18.6 inches is shipped by itself in one large box. UPS ships directly to your door. Your shipment is delivered from Hawaii via UPS Next Day Air. In most cities and locations, UPS delivery usually arrives by 12:30 pm; but can vary based on location.
What is a grade A koi?
Grade A Koi are the top grade of all the koi. They come in a variety of colors and patterns typically consisting of white, yellow, orange. Koi are hardy fish that have been referred to as “living jewels”. – Large outdoor pond fish.
How can you tell if a koi fish is real?
The most obvious and most important difference between koi fish and the common carp is their coloration. Koi fish come in a whole spectrum of colors and patterns. Some of the colors common for koi fish are red, yellow, orange, black, blue, and white.
How much is a koi fish from Japan?
It depends on a number of factors. Usually, the pond quality Koi costs around $50 – $150, depending on the size, color, shape, and variety.
Is it cheaper to buy koi in Japan?
However the base price for a hobbyist in Japan can be affordable, the difference being you are buying direct from the breeder, not a dealer back home, so the fish is the best quality but for a lot less than you would pay at your local dealer.
How can I safely transport my koi fish?
In a bag or transportation tank, it is almost like your koi are onboard a space shuttle, their whole environment is contained. Their excrement is very high in ammonia by-products.
Can a koi be transferred from an aquarium to a pond?
When you’re confident that your new koi are healthy after a three-week quarantine, you can finally introduce them to their aquatic castle, whether it’s an aquarium or pond. Koi can go directly from quarantine tub to pond if the pH values and temperatures are close (0.2 range for pH, and a 5 degree Fahrenheit difference for temperature).
What to do if your Koi has a disease?
The best action to take is to call a veterinarian. They will usually give a referral to a vet that specializes in fish if needed. I had a vet actually do surgery on one of my koi in my garage a few years ago. Generically speaking, there are 3 main types of treatments for koi fish diseases.
How long does it take to grow Koi in Florida?
Due to the 11 month growing season here in Florida, Blackwater Creek Koi Farms is able to produce high quality Standard Fin Koi, Butterfly Fin Koi and Goldfish year-round. The brood stock we use can trace its lineage back to the original high quality fish we imported from Japan and our own cultivated stock.