Koi Nets, Bowls, Vacuums & Quarantine
Koi Nets, Bowls & Quarantine Tanks
Koi handling is an everyday part of keeping Koi. Its essential to have the correct equipments to be able to move and handle your fish correctly and with ease causing them and you the minimal amount of stress.
Utopia Koi has a select range of nets, bowls, Koi socks and quarantine ponds which will allow you to carry out every scenario with ease.
Ensure the net that you select has a long enough pole to enable you to reach the bottom of the pond and the other side without having to run all around your pond. Obviously it goes without saying that the net pan needs to be large enough to accommodate your targets fish. Remember they grow so if your unsure get the larger net.
Koi Socks enable the koi to be lifted from the net suspended in water ensuring that their body weight out of the water doesn’t brush internal organs ensuring a quick painless transition from your pond to the bowl or quarantine pond.
Quarantine ponds are vital for any serious Koi keeper and enable new fish to settle down and recover after their trip from where you purchased the fish to its new home. Traveling is an extremely stress full event as Im sure you can appreciate. Koi don’t relish the prospect of being stuck in a bag and box but as long as they are pampered once they arrive for a few days they quickly recover.
If you have a sick fish with does happen at one time or another to every Koi keeper having a dedicated quarantine pond allows the fish to be isolated and treated whilst being able to observe the fish with ease without having to continually net the fish causing it more stress. The smaller water volume allows less treatment medication usage and if the water temperature needs to be increased it saves heating the larger volume of water present in your main pond.
Yes Koi are demanding pets and unfortunately looking after them requires lots and lots of specialist equipment but once you have everything you will need looking after your prized Koi is a much simpler task.