Everyday here at our pond supply and water garden supply store we get a lot of questions about Koi care. I wanted to take a moment and answer the top "12 Koi Care Questions". Hope this helps and don't forget if you have any questions, please stop by our local pond supply store where you can view a large variety of pond supplies and pond plants.
1. Maximum life span is over 100 years in
Koi are equipped with rather large teeth at the back of their throat. They do not use them defensively or aggressively but rather to process any hard-to-chew food they come across at the pond bottom.
As the gill slits perforate the sides of the pharynx, along which the food passes, the delicate lamellac are protected by a series of stout bars called gill rakers. These lie