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last updated 2nd JUne 2016

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Koishi.

 

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.

 

 

Koishi Book £47.95

 

 

Koi Breeder Aoki

Above: Aoki

Koi Breeder Kaneko

Above: Kaneko

Koi Breeder Hoshikin

Above: Hoshikin

Koishi Book

Above: Koishi Book Front Cover

Dainichi

Above: Dainichi

Seki

Above: Ikarashi Seki

Maruyo

Above: Maruyo

 

 

Koi Health.

 

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. 

 

Koi Health Handbook

Covers parasite identification, symptoms and treatment options, as well as bacterial infections and the various treatments available 

  Koi health handbook

 

Koi Health Handbook £16.99

 

 

Nishikigoi Year book 2016


This fantastic publication is in fact a 200 page magazine, published yearly, and packed full of very inmformative articles , facts and figures relating to just about every aspect of Koi keeping. It is written by many different Koi experts and includes in depth and highly detailed articles on pond construction, health, showing, Koi varieties, and its primary goal is to educate! It provides an unbiased view and is fantastic value for money at only £9.95 as it contains much more practical and useful material than most hard back Koi publications available today.

 


Above: Nishikigoi Year Book 2016

 

 

Above: Sample page from the Year book

 

 

 

  
Nishikigoi Year Book £9.95

 

Koi 1 - Go Sanke varieties.

 

These new books are among the most comprehensive books we have yet seen and the first in the series, Koi 1, represents an extremely in depth look at Go Sanke varieties, how they were developed, the bloodlines and the famous pioneering breeders.

 

 It also explains to the reader how to pick great Go Sanke from an early age, how to look after them and how to get the very best development from them by careful husbandry, feeding and the most important aspects of after care.

 

 Chapters cover the different methods of production, the lineage and the real detail of the importance of body shape, skin quality, pattern and every aspect of the detail needed to identify real quality in these varieties.

 

 Topics also covered are feeding, water quality, breeding, growth and development and general husbandry. 350 pages packed with hundreds of full colour illustrations



Koi 2 Book
Koi 1 Book

Koi 2 - Kawari varieties.

 

 The second book in this series represents an extremely in depth look at Kawari varieties, how they were developed, the bloodlines and the famous pioneering breeders.

 

 It also explains to the reader how to pick great Kawari from an early age, how to look after them and how to get the very best development from them by careful husbandry, feeding and the most important aspects of after care.

 

 It covers many older, unusual and rare varieties that we do not see today as well as the development of many of the newer varieties which are now appearing and how these were developed.

 

 Chapters cover the different methods of production, the lineage and the real detail of the importance of body shape, skin quality, pattern and every aspect of the detail needed to identify real quality in these varieties.

 

 Topics also covered are feeding, water quality, breeding, growth and development and general husbandry. 350 pages packed with hundreds of full colour illustrations

Koi 1 Book £49.95
Koi 2 Book £49.95

 

Koi2Kichi.

 

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

 

Koi2Kichi £42.50

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.

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130 minutes £22.50
DVD Niigata secrets

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.

Lenth Price
60 minutes £22.50
DVD Project Koi Pond

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.

Lenth Price
60 minutes £22.50
DVD Hands on Healthcare

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.

Lenth Price
180 minutes £42.95
Yamakoshi Trilogy

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.

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55 minutes £22.50
DVD Everything you wanted to know about Koi

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.

Lenth Price
50 minutes £23.50
DVD Koi Varieties

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