Koi Books & Publications.
In an effort to help our customers enjoy the full
benefits and beauty associated with Koi, we offer a comprehensive
selection of resource books and videos.
Where possible, we have provided a concise
description of each title we offer. All you need to do is to
click on the title you are interested in for more details on that
book or video.
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Interpet Guide To Koi - by Barry James
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the above books will be shown as a maximum of £10.00 inc Vat -
where appropriate those charges will be less if possible
Koi Crazy from
Peter Waddington – not to be confused with Koi Kichi.
Is a book for everyone from the absolute beginner to the
Once again the
author’s vibrant enthusiasm comes through on every page.
It goes from the
basic introduction to the hobby of keeping Koi through to
the last chapter which features the author’s mentors.
The book wends its
way through the true origins of the fish the humble basic
beginnings of Magoi which we have now come to cherish as Koi
Crazy - Book in Hardback form
to Fish Health by Dr Chris Andrews
Postage charges on UK
Mainland for any of the above books will be shown as a maximum
of £10.00 inc Vat - where appropriate those charges will be less
The first comprehensive English language imported Japanese
reference book about the identification of Nishikigoi, their
care, treatment, nutrition, and breeding. The author, Mr.
Kuroki was the long time president of the Japanese Koi
hobbyist organization, the Zen Nippon Airinkai association.
This text should be on every serious Koi hobbyist's
Pond Plants by Philip Swindells
In The Garden by James Allison
Healthy Garden Pond by Steve Halls
The New Books from Evolution Aqua....Now Available.....
KOI 1 & KOI 2
These two superb new
publications from Evolution Aqua are a must have addition to the
library of any serious Koi keeper.
They come in high quality hard
back, packed full of comprehensive and concise information that has
never before been published, with beautiful full colour glossy
photographs that will inspire and delight any one who picks it up.……
They are the most detailed and
in-depth books about Japanese Koi ever printed in English.
These pages provide full and
comprehensive information on the various breeders’ operations and
businesses, how they choose their parent Koi, the importance of mud
pond space and the number of Koi produced etc……….
|This is 351 cram packed pages
dedicated entirely to the study of Gosanke
varieties, their origins, skin quality, growth
development and characteristics of their blood
lines.There is excellent information on how to sex
Koi, how the judging of Koi is done.Size and age
related information. The insider knowledge on the
methods of rearing, colour and skin quality………….Gosanke
Varieties – The book goes into great detail
discussing and providing photographic examples of
Sahi and Kiwa, skin quality, growth and development
, origins, bloodlines and body forms for all the
Gosanke varieties. The comprehensive breeder
sections include a detailed history and description
of production values for breeders in Nagaoka, Ojiya,
Uonuma, Isawa, Fukui, Hiroshima and Fukuoaka
regions. Just as a taster the list contains –
Maruboshi, Hoshegawa, Isa, Torazo, Shinoda,Izumiya,
Hoshikin, Oomo, Maudo, Jinbei, Tanaka, Shintaro,
Murata, Matsunosuke, Kachi, Sakai, Ueno and Ogata.
This volume also goes into in-depth
explanations about Koi care, their health, water
chemistry and good sound nutritional advice etc………….
This volume also has a stunning 351
pages, dedicated entirely to the study of Kawarigoi
varieties – their origins, skin quality, growth
development and characteristics of certain blood
Shiro, Utsuri, Ki Utsuri, Bekko,
Asagi, and Gin Rin varieties.
Doitsu varieties,Shusui, Goshiki, Hajiro, Kumonryu,
Chagoi, Soragoi, Ochiba, Midorigoi, Koromo, Yamabuki,
Ogon, Matsuba, Hariwake, Kikusui, Kujaku, Kikokuryu
and many more……..
This section also covers and discusses the
development of varieties from Kobayashi Showa, Tatsu
Magoi and Asagi Magoi.
Volume 1, this volume provides for an extensive
discussion of the various breeders of Kawari –
including Aoki, Ikarashi, Kuniyasu, Ohya, Hirasawa,
Chogorou, Miya, Yagenji, Hosokai, Kaneko, Ohfuchi,
Yamasaki, Yamada, and Omosako.
All Major Book titles, because of their weight, and
low mark-up, will carry Postage or Carriage Charges - those charges
will be kept to a minimum and will be shown on the Checkout Order
The East Riding Koi Co Ltd.
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