Aquarium & Tropical Fish Site

This repository is for research only. New discussions take place in our current Tropical Fish Forum.

Archivarium 2004
Repository of our 2003/2004 Topics
  HelpHelp   Search BoardSearch Board   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups 
 ProfileProfile   Check your private messagesCheck your private messages   Log inLog in   RegisterRegister 
Koi pond
 Forum Index > Goldfish, K  Search Board
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

PostPosted: 2003.02.12(Wed)21:18    Post subject: Koi pond Reply with quote

How deep should my koi pond be and about how long
Back to top

Joined: 07 Feb 2003
Location: MB, Canada

PostPosted: 2003.02.13(Thu)22:42    Post subject: Reply with quote

As I have learned, a (fairly deep) koi pond should be at least 1 000 gal. The gallon amount for koi depends on the measurements, and the measurements depend on the climate.

Koi live a very long time, be sure you want to keep them for your (possibly whole) life before purchasing.
Suffering from intense study syndrome..Neutral Have to keep plugging away at my masters....
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message MSN Messenger
Eiti Yamasaki
New Members

Joined: 16 Feb 2003
Location: S

PostPosted: 2003.02.16(Sun)12:23    Post subject: Reply with quote

At least 80cm(31.5") deep for big kois...
about how long

It depends on how much kois you pretend to keep... About 40"x40" surface area for each big koi....

Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website MSN Messenger

Joined: 15 Mar 2003
Location: new york

PostPosted: 2003.03.16(Sun)12:05    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a koi pond in my back yard it is 5'x3' and about 3 feet deep, I have kept koi in there for about 5 years or so, and I have noticed that as the koi get older (about a foot long) they begin trying to find larger bodies of water, unfortunatly they do this by leaping out of pond. Often they die or if you catch them in time you can put them back in, I lost 2 koi that way. I would suggest anything bigger than my pond can hold 3 or more koi, but I would suggest goldfish instead, stuff like comets and others that have not been inbread to the point of hideous mutations, like the ones with bugged out eyes and giant heads. The comets get beutiful tails that are long and flowing, I have a 5+ year old white one that is just beutiful.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
 Forum Index > Goldfish, K All times are GMT - 6 Hours Search Board
Jump to:  
  You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2008 phpBB Group

oF <=> oC in <=> cm G <=> L