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Black Koi - Imported (Malaysia) (Cyprinus carpio)
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Minimum Pond Size: 1000 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Water Conditions: 36-90° F, KH 2-12, pH 6.8-7.2
Max. Size: 3'
Color Form: Black
Diet: Omnivore
Origin: Bred in Japan, China, Far East, Indonesia
Family: Cyprinidae

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Bred in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and China, Black Koi are distributed worldwide. Black Koi are a true strain of high quality Koi and can reach 36 inches in length. They can live longer than 200 years, but typically live 25 to 35 years.

The ideal setup for Black Koi is a 1000+ gallon pond with a fine gravel substrate, rocks, and hardy plants. Because these Koi savor plant roots and will dig to get to them, be sure to place large rocks around the base of plants to protect them. You will also need to provide adequate filtration to maintain proper water conditions.

Males are easily recognized by their concave anal section and occasionally by breeding spots on the head. Spawning may result in as many as 1,000 eggs, with fry emerging in approximately 4 to 7 days, depending on the water temperature. Feed fry small live foods or frozen daphnia for the first 3 to 4 weeks. At that time, gradually change their diet to crushed flake and pellet foods. Their color will emerge in about 3 to 12 weeks.

Feed Black Koi a quality pellet or flake food. While aggressive eaters, Black Koi make great pets and can be taught to eat from your hand.

Approximate Purchasing Size: Small: 2" to 3"; Medium: 3" to 4"; Large: 4" to 5"


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