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2014-04-01 23:29:43

Keeping outside summer ponds clear of mosquito larva, clear and active does not take harmful chemicals. A firm like Florida Pond Management can help you convert a stagnant body of standing water into a show piece with fountains and fish, without insect larva and odorless in a few easy steps. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 After years of research Florida Pond Management announces a new program designed to control mosquitoes in backyard ponds without chemicals. Thomas R. Reich PhD...

2014-02-05 23:27:28

Uniform Advantage secures early exclusives for Koi’s and Med Couture’s 2 newest colors in their spring collection. For additional information about Koi and Med Couture Scrubs and the different styles and colors offered, please visit http://www.UniformAdvantage.com. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Koi and Med Couture have been part of Uniform Advantage’s (UA) family for 5 and 6 years respectively and have given UA exclusivity for their 2 newest colors this spring. Koi will...

2013-06-11 23:03:41

Bird-B-Gone Inc. announces the launch of their new product, the Pond Defender, to protect Koi and other fish in garden ponds. An ultraviolet (U.V.) protected polypropylene disc that fits any size pond or water garden, the Pond Defender provides protective cover for your fish while maintaining the aesthetics of your pond. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 “We are proud to introduce the Pond Defender. It´s a unique product; there is nothing else like it in the US,” says Shaun...

2012-09-16 23:01:55

Beaver Creek Aquatics owner Justin Beaver announces they are now offering scientifically enhanced pond supply products that have been developed to improve the health of all aquatic life. The new product line is guaranteed to work great for all pond types including Koi Ponds. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2012 Beaver says, “For the better part of eight years, I have been taking care of a number of aquariums and ponds. My studies in Biology with a major in Ecology Behavior and...

2011-02-14 04:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Koi Design, LLC (koi), a leading Santa Monica, CA-based clothing company that designs and manufacturers koi branded medical apparel led by designer and entrepreneur Kathy Peterson, announced today that it has retained The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG), a multi-specialty public relations and marketing agency as its agency of record. "As The Home of Designer Scrubs(TM), koi has built a venerable niche in the medical apparel marketplace and, in...

2009-09-22 17:20:26

A British man running an online Sudoku competition for a $1.1 million home says he will let his fish pick the winner from correct entries. Insurance broker Dave Mackie, 49, said the winner of the Lancashire, England, home will be chosen from 14,000 correct entries by a system involving his pet koi fish and a touch-sensitive pad, The Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday. He said the pad will pick a winner when a fish brushes against it. Mackie said he hopes the system will allow the fish to pick a...

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2009-03-19 22:30:00

Employees of a garden shop and nursery in North Jersey are mourning the loss of four koi, apparently fish-napped by thieves. The koi, domesticated carp bred for looks and color, vanished from a pond in a greenhouse at Waterford Gardens overnight last Friday, The Record of Hackensack reported. One of the fish, a 30-pound giant renamed Floyd after he survived Hurricane Floyd 10 years ago, had been at the nursery for 20 years. We came in Saturday morning and usually go to feed the fish "¦...

2008-07-08 15:00:26

Fish scales are making a splashy mark on home and garden accent pieces. The pattern is a great way to bring in marine decor to an outdoor summer party or to a tropical beach bash. _ Fish mirror, $54 at Salt of the Earth, salt-earth.com. _ Pearl white water pitcher, $12.99 at HomeGoods, homegoods.com for locations. _ Blue and yellow vase, $28 at Salt of the Earth. _ Blue ceramic serving dish, $9.99 at HomeGoods. _ Koi round placemats, $5.99 at Terra, (314) 966-0800. _ Multicolored...

2007-01-15 12:00:58

By DEIRDRE FLEMING Staff Writer The state's seizure of pet koi from a Freeport restaurant owner has been widely ridiculed by the public as an example of heavy- handed bureaucracy. But the issue is much broader than one man's fish tank. For biologists, the seizure was a necessary, if unpopular, step to protect Maine's native fisheries from being taken over by invasive species. They have been fighting to keep non-native fish out of wild trout and salmon waters for 30 years. The reaction...

2006-03-15 05:55:00

TOKYO -- Armed with nothing more than a couple of sensors, a robotic fish unveiled by Japanese scientists this week could one day be used to observe fish in the ocean or survey oil platforms for damage. Modeled on the koi, a decorative strain of carp popular in Japan, the remote-controlled white, red and gold robot can maneuver its way around a fish pond with a realistic flick of its tail. The 80-cm (32-inch) carp can also use sensors in its mouth to monitor the concentration of oxygen in...


Latest Koi Reference Libraries

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2007-04-10 08:03:26

The Crucian carp (Carassius carassius) is a member of the family Cyprinidae, which includes many other fish such as the Common carp, or the smaller minnows. They inhabit lakes, ponds, and slow-moving rivers throughout Europe and Asia. The crucian is a medium-sized cyprinid, which rarely exceeds a weight of over 3.3 lb (1.5 kg). They usually have a dark green back, golden sides, and reddish fins, although other color variations exist. It is known for its ability to survive without oxygen (up...

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2005-06-14 09:02:00

The Common Carp - or European Carp - (Cyprinus carpio) is a widespread freshwater fish distantly related to the common goldfish, which it is capable of interbreeding with. It gives its name to the carp family Cyprinidae. Originating in Europe and Asia, the common carp has been introduced into environments worldwide. It can grow to a maximum length of 4 feet (1.2 meters) and a maximum weight of 82.2 lb (37.3 kg). The oldest recorded age of this fish is 47 years. The wild, non-domesticated...

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