Koi Articles

Exciting times at Clarkes Koi!

Exciting times at Clarke’s koi ! As of the beginning of this season we will open 6 days a week at our new premises. We will be stocking 1000s of quality koi at our usual low prices. We will also be stocking a large variety of other fish inc sturgeon, goldfish, and shubunkin etc. Lookout…

HANDY HINTS TO HELP KEEP YOUR POND AND KOI HEALTHY

 HANDY HINTS TO HELP KEEP YOUR POND AND KOI HEALTHY 1. Do not overstock your pond– 10gal for each 1 in. of fish, less if you do not have a filter or pump. If you wish to exceed this level then you Must have a Top of the Line Filter similar to The Nexus or our Vortex…

Koi Diseases and Their Treatments

One of the most common diseases found in Koi is Ich. It is a protozoan that begins its growth in the pond and later attaches to the gills of the Koi as it matures. Ich can kill smaller Koi, especially in crowded ponds. An Ich infection shows up as a group of white spots dotted all…

An introduction to koi carp

Koi carp are a very distinctive breed of large ornamental fish native to China and Japan. They have been selectively bred for centuries, to produce the many beautiful colour and pattern variations that can be seen today. While lots of people keep a few koi in a pond as pets, show quality koi of a…