Buying Baby Koi – Part 4

Buying Baby Koi – Part 4 Baby Koi- Part 4: Quality By: Chai Taevanitcharoen When purchasing anything, you look for certain qualities. When purchasing real estate, it’s LOCATION, LOCATION, and LOCATION!  When purchasing koi, it’s QUALITY, QUALITY, QUALITY, and QUALITY; I like to call them the four Q’s! During “koi-talk”, the word “quality” is always the main topic. Often, people learn from different sources and develop their own opinions.  Everyone…

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Buying Baby Koi – Part 3

Buying Baby Koi – Part 3 Baby Koi- Part 3 – Quality vs. Bloodline and Brand name BY: Chai Taevanitcharoen Decisions, decisions, decisions.  Are you going to buy that fish that you’ve been staring at for the past half-hour, or not?  Suddenly, a dealer walks by and says, “This koi was bred by Dainichi, Sakai, Ogata, etc.” Your curious eyes turn toward the dealer as you ask him to tell you…

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