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Some Pond Koi

This is a discussion on Some Pond Koi within the Fish and Amphibians forums, part of the Water Gardening category; These are some shots of my Mike's koi that sure love to eat plants if ...

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    Default Some Pond Koi

    These are some shots of my Mike's koi that sure love to eat plants if given the chance so plants have to be kept high on the shelf to keep them from getting into the stems of lilies etc.
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    They are just beautiful fish and what you said about them is the reason I don't have any. I'll stick to my little goldfish for now. I wish I could have some though.

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    We heard they were quite the vegetarians, so that is why we don't have them either....but they sure are pretty ! Looks like he needs to thin them out !

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    Jane!

    A pondful of koi--definitely a classy sight.

    They're beautiful, and your water looks very clear!

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    Very neat picture they are pretty . One would not fit in my puddle lolol. Gin

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    Beautiful fish. I love koi. Wish I had a pond.

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    What a lovely collection. Do they 'hibernate' during the cold?

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    Beautiful... I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, are they in your greenhouse?

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    Mike's koi are beautiful thank you for sharing . i miss my koi they are so amazing to just sit and watch very relaxing . Good stress breaker.
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