Koi up to one year old ( Tosai) have a high metabolic rate and can digest up to 65% protein content. Look for a quality food with 40% protein content (fish meal based) and supplement the diet with Silkworm Pupae, crushed up. The balance of the ingredients needs to be perfect, otherwise they will grow “fat” and not length ways. The first year of a koi’s life is critical for future development.
Shirley Aquatics top 10 tips for perfect koi keeping conditions. From koi food and pond plants, to ideal pond filters and pond design! Everything you need to know to make sure you’re giving your pride and koi (sorry) the best possible care.