Staying on top of the shiro utsuris

Keeping small and large shiro utsuris is fun, interesting and maddening. Yesterday I decided to bowl the seven shiro utsuri tosais to document appearance changes. In the lower pond, four of them took me almost 45 minutes to catch and I gave up on Black Jack and Belle Star. While I was trying to catch…

What’s wrong with this winter pool???

Koi health has not been too good since mid December. We struggled for some time getting the water parameters right and once that occurred our koi have gone through a roller coaster of health issues. Most of it looked like a version of swim bladder disease. All the koi had skin free of lesions, spots…