Amazing Facts on Koi Fish
In different countries, there are many kinds of breeds of koi fish and with this, there are some people who treat this kind of fish as valuable or they find it as an ornament as well because of its colors and shape of the body as well. It will be very helpful for you to know about koi fish if you intend to have one or if you intend to buy one so that you will know what to do with this kind of fish in the process.
In some countries or states, there is a law stating that koi fishes are prohibited from being taken care of in residential homes and this is not allowed that is why the local government has to confiscate the koi fish as well. Because some koi fish has a perfect combination of color, skin and patterns on their body, some would really pay for big money for this kind of fish and these fishes are also being used in koi competition in some countries as well.
Another interesting fact on koi fish is that it can really grow up to three feet long in a year and you would also see regular or small size of koi fish in ponds or tanks as well and this is an amazing fact. During wintern season, koi fish are dormant and they usually stay under water or below the pond so that they can feel warm and they need oxygen in order to survive as well under water and they breathe out carbon dioxide as well like some animals.
Koi fishes have over 200 varieties because they have different colors and patterns and some of their colors are combinations of blue, green, yellow, white, black, red, gray, brown and with this they have different sizes as well in terms of their fins and tails. Another fact about koi fishes is that you can train them to eat on your hands and if you will place your hand still in the water, they will go to your hand and eat from there but this may take a few days.
when you feed the koi fishes in ponds, they will still follow you after you feed them after twenty minutes and this is an act that most of them do like they are really starving and you have to feed them again. It is another interesting fact or information to know that most countries in different continents are keeping koi fishes as their pets in their aquarium or ponds and this is a good news if you are planning to own one or to have one for yourself.