ponds: Keeping Koi Cool in Hot Temps - 08/21/19 02:36 PM
Japanese Koi are cold-water fish. Their ideal water temperature is between 70-78 F. They become stressed as temps creep up to and past the 90's F. Many things happen when the water temperature rises that affect the health of your koi. Does this mean you can't own outdoor koi in Arizona, California or other states with very hot summers? No. But, it does mean you have to be extra vigilant during these heat waves, and you have to take several precautions long before. Let's see how we can set your friends up for a comfortable life wherever you live!
 
Keeping the temp … (1 comments)

ponds: Ancient Therapy in a Modern Market - 05/17/19 12:09 PM
 
Koi have been steadily growing in popularity in America ever since the end of WW2 when military personnel witnessed their first Nishikigoi shows (see history of koi fish). Resorts, spas and other high-class businesses seem to be especially keen to add the koi esthetic, either as an inside garden or outside common area. Residential properties have followed suit. The reason these high-powered businesses and people are gravitating toward nishikigoi is because of the paradox of balance: when you take time to relax, your productivity and efficiency increases.
 
Japanese landscaping is simple and powerful. The philosophy of zen, of just … (0 comments)

ponds: Thank You for Answering, I Heard You - 02/17/19 05:17 PM

 
I asked a question on here a couple weeks ago about whether realtors saw koi ponds as an added value or not. It got removed because someone who was helping me turned the sincere question into something that felt (and was) salesy and inauthentic, and I would like to apologize for having that be my first introductions to many of you.  I still got to read through the answers, though, and was surprised by how many said it was seen as a bane.
 
I understand that the more unusual a feature is, the more personal it is. I love koi and my … (1 comments)

ponds: Realtors Quick Guide to Koi Fish Varieties - 01/28/19 10:56 PM
                               You know, as professionals, that small details and connections with clients can mean big business for you. People's homes are intimate places, and a realtor with warmth and knowledge about a shared interest is the icing on the cake.
Koi ponds are special places in a home, where families will spend years raising and enjoying their finned friends. If you are working with a new client, or showcasing a home with a lovely koi pond, being able to remark on the variety of koi is just like connecting with … (1 comments)

 
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