Koi (Japanese for Carp) is a wonder fish if you have the space and time to look after them. You need good pumps and a good size pond with a depth of at least 1.5 meters so they can survive a long, cold winter. They were originally bred for food in China 2,500 years ago but over the centuries started being selectively bred for their amazing colours. In fact the humble goldfish was a originally a Prussian Carp until the Chinese started breeding it 1000 years ago. They can live up to 50 years and a very select few [...]

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