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last updated 10th July 2017
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This fantastic new book represents a comprehensive listing of many of the famous Koi breeders of the Niigata area and was written in a question and answer format over a period of 20 years spent interviewing and visiting the breeders involved. It gives a comprehensive and fascinating insight into the history of the Koi farms, how they started breeding Koi, what varieties they have come to specialise in, and they have come to be so expert in their chosen fields.
Written by Mamoro Kodama, and produced over a 20 year period of visiting al the Koi farms in question, it is one of the most comprehensive Koi books ever written.
If you are a serious Koi keeper and really want to understand more about the production and development of Japanese Koi, just why they are the best in the world, who are the breeders and where they are located then this book is a must for you.
Above: Koishi Book Front Cover
Above: Ikarashi Seki
This all new book on Koi health contains a wealth of information about Koi health topics in general, including how to identify and deal with many of the common issues that can affect our Koi.
Covers parasite identification, symptoms and treatment options, as well as bacterial infections and the various treatments available
Nishikigoi Year book 2016
Above: Nishikigoi Year Book 2016
Above: Sample page from the Year book
The Koi Doctor.
By Marten Lammens - is one of the most comprehensive guides to Koi health ever written. The book covers at a very detailed level, most of the potential health issues that might be encountered with Koi.
It also describes in detail methods of prevention as well as alternative recommended treatments for most common problems. Beautifully illustrated the book is ideal for beginners as well as experienced Koi keepers.
A must have for the book shelf!
Koi2Kichi reveals incredible secrets about many of Japans leading Koi Carp breeders. It does not just tell the story, it also provides a series of maps of the most famous Koi breeding areas of Japan and show each key village and the breeders located there.
This is a lavishly presented book , beautifully illustrated (see below) and is the most comprehensive book on the subject of Koi keeping written outside Japan. It is presented with an accompanying DVD and in a strong presentation case.
Book one:- Contents; the origins of Koi; understanding required water parameters for successful Koi keeping; detection and control of parasitic and bacterial disorders; Koi pond design and filtration, installation and landscaping; breeding methods; handling and transportation; Koi varieties; Koi appreciation and selection along with some of the most famous Koi ever produced. 309 pages.
Book 2: - Contents; an in depth coverage of over 90 world famous Koi breeders together with interviews and historical details that the author has amassed over seven years spent in Japan with these talented and dedicated people.
This book contains detailed maps of how to find the relevant breeders in Niigata and elsewhere. 254 pages
DVD Niigata secrets
Visit the home of modern Nishikigoi without ever leaving the comfort of your home! This excellent DVD is packed with information about the most famous Koi destination on earth - the beautiful mountains of Niigata Prefecture in the north east of Japan Travel with the author to Niigata - the spiritual home of Koi, to bring you "Niigata Secrets". In this fascinating programme, join some of the areas finest breeders in the autumn harvest of their mud ponds. PAL only . Running time approx 130 minutes.
DVD Project Koi Pond
This programme follows a team of professional pond builders as they construct a system designed specifically to house Koi. Takes the viewer through every step of a Koi pond build from planning and design, ground works, construction, filtration and finishing and landscaping. Helps you avoid all the pitfalls and do it right - first time! PAL only. Running time approx 55 minutes.
DVD Hands on Healthcare
Over the course of this programme Bernice Brewster, one of the UK's leading Koi experts, shows not only how to maintain a health pond and healthy Koi, but also how to both recognize and treat a parasite attack. How to recognize and treat bacterial infections and how to prevent problems before they occur. PAL only. Running time approx 60 minutes.
DVD Yamakoshi Trilogy
A totally unique, enthralling insiders view of the very heart of Nishikigoi culture, the movies give a comprehensive insight into the Niigata region of Japan, the home of modern Nishikigoi, and cover the greatest masters of Koi, from in depth interviews, through the breeding and culling processes and harvesting. Part 1 introduces the famous Koi breeders, part 2 concentrates on the breeding and culling process, and part 3 covers Summer mud pond growth and final harvesting of the finest Koi ever bred. PAL only. Running time approx 180 minutes.
DVD Everything you ever wanted to know about Koi
Keeping Koi has enjoyed phenomenal growth over the last few years. However, many people believe that a vast array of equipment and knowledge is required, together with a very deep pocket. This video will completely explode those myths, and show that a fully operational, efficient Koi pond system is within the reach of everyone. The program explains, step by step, all you need to know, and contains sections on the following:- Ideal Conditions, - Filtration, - Pond Construction,- Landscaping,- Equipment Required,- History of Koi,- Choosing and Buying Koi,- Water Quality and Pond Maintenance,- Koi Shows.
PAL only. Running time approx 55 minutes.
DVD Koi Varieties
This DVD explains why and how Japanese Koi are categorised, and importantly shows various examples and discusses the merits of individual Koi. It also explains how to determine the important criteria that identify the qualities that should be sought after in each variety of Koi. Filmed at the largest Koi show in the world, the DVD shows superb examples of every classification of modern Nishikigoi. PAL only. Running time approx 50 minutes.
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