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3nafs.souls
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PostPosted: 2006.07.25(Tue)1:20    Post subject: koi max size Reply with quote

I heard that if koi are kept in a pond in your backyard they will eventually grow to be 4 FEET! thats like.......

thats bs right?
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Maura
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PostPosted: 2006.07.25(Tue)6:12    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not BS at all. I don't know about 4 feet, but I have personally seen koi that are three feet. Just to give you an idea, I searched back through old posts to find a picture taken by Marcos of some large koi in a suitable environment - even these are not full grown. Keep in mind that most "ponds in your backyard" are also WAY too small to keep a koi healthy for it's entire long life (I've read that healthy koi can live 60 years).

http://www.aquahobby.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=32457&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=50
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PostPosted: 2006.07.28(Fri)13:49    Post subject: Reply with quote


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