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Re Adding koi in winter #1
Hi all is it possible to add koi to my pond in winter from another pond regards brian
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Re: Re Adding koi in winter #2
Not really good idea to move fish around in winter, but If they are still active and the temp is the same they should be ok. Check pH levels too, their metabolism slows down in cold weather so will be more difficult to adapt to any changes in water conditions too, so proceed with caution.
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Re: Re Adding koi in winter #3
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aquamover wrote:
Hi all is it possible to add koi to my pond in winter from another pond regards brian


The other thing to be considered is: Is the receiving pond suitable?

Assuming you still have the same one.
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aquamover wrote:
i want to make a pond with it it measures 62" x 62" x 33" deep


Yours is too shallow for koi.
Koi are a fast growing fish, it should be 5 feet deep minimum. If you have not got the fish, tell the current owner you can not have them.

Another thing is, new fish should be put in a quarantine tank first, do you have such a tank?

Save future hassle, don't accept the koi.
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