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Dainichi

Showa - 48cm

Showa - 48cm

Regular price £495.00 GBP
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Length: 48cm

Breeder: Dainichi Koi Farm

Requirements

A Koi pond needs to provide clean, well oxygenated water in order to produce a healthy environment for fish to live and grow. The basic requirements are: To be large enough to accommodate the potential size that Koi can grow to ( 24 inches / 60cm plus). A pond of around 8 feet x 6 feet and 4 feet deep (2.5m x 2m x 1.2m) containing approx' 1200 gallons (5500L) would be a sensible minimum for keeping Koi in the UK or other temperate climates.

Diet

Koi fish eat just about anything, from small bugs and insects, to plants and algae at the bottom of the fish pond, to store-bought koi fish food. Koi will even eat people food. They love cereal, lettuce, shrimp, rice, peas, watermelon... pretty much anything we like, koi fish consider food.

Shipping & Returns

Our Koi can now be delivered via Courier. Fish are delivered in an Oxygenated box, costing £25 per box.
For fish up to 6 inches we can fit 6 in a box, but the very large Koi would need a box of their own.

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Breeder Information

Dainichi Koi Farm

Website: https://dainichikoifarm.com

When it comes to Koi breeding, Dainichi stands out as one of the most famous Koi farms in all of Japan.

Established in the mid 1900’s in Niigata by the legendary Minoru Mano, Dainichi could easily be a byword for quality.

Mr. Mano can be credited for being one of the fathers of the modern Nishikigoi hobby, establishing three keystone bloodlines that he spent his life perfecting.

These three famous bloodlines are known as the Dainichi Kohaku, Dainichi Sanke, and Dainichi Showa. A lot of the Koi Farms in Japan today can trace their parent fish back to Dainichi stock.

Sadly Mr. Minoru Mano passed away in 1998, but he passed on his legacy to his sons; Futoshi, Shigeru, and Hiroshi.

The Mano brothers have carried their Father’s work forward into modern times with dedication and talent, with Hiroshi leaving to establish another branch in Toyota city – Aichi prefecture.

Dainichi Koi farm consistently breeds champion fish, and are a regular participant in Koi shows across Japan.

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