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14TB

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"A big welcome to KevT" 5:57pm Tuesday 4th Jan | message edited once


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KevT"RE: A big welcome to KevT" 7:31pm Monday 17th Jan
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Hi All

Happy New Year - been keeping koi for many years with a 10 year break before getting back into the hobby 3 years ago . Made the mistake of building a small 3 x 6 x 3 foot raised sleeper pond and realised that the pressure filter and the whole thing was a waste of time and money

Fish grew okay for the 1st summer and I realised the pond was not right and the maintenance was over the top.

New pond in 10 foot x 10 foot and 4 foot deep / bottom drain / easypod and 2 x showers + surface skimmer + veg filter. Fish have grown well and the pond has settled down apart from one out break of flukes 1st season which happened after the fish moved into the new pond - could have been stress moving into their new home. I tried to keep as much of the old ponds water and filter media, but moving fish is always stressful for them

Really looking forward to getting the covers off and watching the fish in the Spring / Summer

Looking forward to discussing things and offering advice when needed as I have learnt a lot over the years and always ready to learn something new

KevT
KevT"RE: A big welcome to KevT" 7:31pm Monday 17th Jan | message edited 2 times
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Hi All

1st question - what food do people feed in the summer - that doesn't cost a fortune

KevT
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"RE: A big welcome to KevT" 11:06pm Monday 17th Jan


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Hi Kev welcome to the YKS forum, I feed Hikari wheatgerm all year round and mix it with Hikari growth in summer not the cheapest of foods but good quality.

Jim
14TB

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"RE: A big welcome to KevT" 11:31pm Monday 17th Jan


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hi Kev,
I feed a combination of the various saki hikari foods through the year and a mix of hikari wheatgerm.

Not the cheapest option but the best,I believe there is less waste from these foods.


Tony




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KevT"RE: A big welcome to KevT" 7:18pm Tuesday 18th Jan
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Hi Guys

I've been using Coppens Top Koi and Hikari Wheatgerm, just wondered if there was an equally good product at a better price. They get loads of treats like mealworm and brown bread / lettuce and oranges with worms when I have then left over from fishing or the garden

KevT


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