In order for our darlings to be able to grow up healthy and vital as well as colorful, a balanced, species-appropriate diet must be guaranteed. "You are what you eat" also applies to Koi Karofen! Only here you are responsible for feeding the fish, so you determine how your fish are.
In order to ensure a balanced diet, high digestibility of the feed is particularly important.
In order to recognize the quality of high-quality koi feed , we can read the declaration of the koi feed (the information on the packaging is mandatory in the EU). An important indicator is the crude protein present in the feed. Quality feed should contain 30-47% crude protein depending on the application (a growth feed should contain more than 38%-47%). Crude fat should be about 3-12% in the feed.
How much food do my koi carp need?
Feeding requirements vary depending on the size of the fish. As a rule, never feed more than the fish have eaten in 3-5 minutes. Also, pay attention to the description of the food and adjust the feeding accordingly. The water temperature also plays a decisive role here.
Which pellet size is the right one?
Here, the pellet size should always be selected, which even the smallest in the pond can easily accommodate. In general, using smaller pellets is always better for digestion, so some experts only recommend pellets up to a grain size of 3-4mm. Proteins, fat and carbohydrates are better absorbed by the fish's body with smaller pellets.
Shelf life of koi food
As a rule, koi food can be kept for at least 2 years after the production date. The prerequisite is that it is stored in a cool and shady place. Since we at KENJI KOI have koi feed produced several times a year, we can guarantee you the freshness of the feed.