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Koi keeping in an Aquarium

Like tropical fish, Nishikigoi may be kept in the house. There you can be close to them and by viewing them from the side, can appreciate a new charm in Nishikigoi. Small-sized Koi are particularly suited for keeping in the house, and if they become too big they can be kept outside.

Preparation

  • Aquarium
  • Equipment for filtering the water
  • Air pump
  • Glass lids for aquarium
  • Fluorescent light
  • Water thermometer
  • Gravel
  • Heater and thermostat
  • Dechlorinator
  • Fish net
  • Various accessories
  • Food

Setup

  • Choose a suitable position
  • Place gravel in aquarium
  • Connect the filter, air pump, thermostat, heater, etc...
  • Add any aquarium decoration
  • Add water
  • Add dechlorinator
  • Switch on
  • Add Nishikigoi
  • Finished!

Daily Maintenance

Give food 2-3 times a day. Give only enough to be eaten within a few minutes. Once every 2-3 weeks, change 1/3 of the water and remove any mulm and detritus from the bottom of the aquarium.

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