High Quality Japanese Koi Importer
Andrew's Koi International
Andy’s Koi opened for business in 1994 with the goal of becoming the best source for high quality imported Japanese Koi.
Andy travels to Japan to visit the top breeders and make his annual purchase. Andy works closely with local clubs and associations such as Nishiki Koi Club to help educate hobbyist. Moreover, Andy volunteers his time to help the club host their annual shows and auctions. He is frequently invited as the guest speaker for many workshops and seminars.
Andy's goal is to be your best source for your koi, pond supplies and equipment for all novice, hobbyist and experts.
Koi or nishikigoi , literally carp, are ornamental domesticated varieties of the common carp that are commonly kept for ornamental reasons in outdoor ponds and water gardens. They are sometimes also referred to as Japanese carp.
They were developed from carp in the 1820's in Japan. Today they continue to be popular as they represent love and friendship. Many colors and patterns have been introduced, the common colors include white, black, red, yellow, blue, and cream. The popular category of koi is the Gosanke, composed of the Taisho Sanshoku, Kohaku, , and Showa Sanshoku varieties.
What are the Koi Origins?
A carp is a fish originally found in Central Europe. and Asia. Other carp species were domesticated in East Asia, where they were raised for human consumption. The carp's endurance allowed it to settle in to many climates and water conditions, which allowed it to be domesticated and spread to many new places. Natural color alterations of these carp took place across many countries. Over a thousand years ago, Carp were first raised for color in China.
Video on past annual koi growth contest
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List of the Annual Koi Growth Contest Winners On Saturday May 3, 2014 Andrew’s Koi held its Annual Koi Growth Contest. The winners are listed below. Both koi variety and owner are listed. 1. Grand Champion: Thi – Showa 2. Super Growth: Nori / Chai –...
Andy Moo “Andrew’s Koi International” Andy Moo was first exposed to koi in 1968 in the city of Taipei, Taiwan. One day, he was held back after school for being naughty; therefore, he missed the school bus, so he had no choice but to walk home. Everyday while commuting on...
Information on Andy’s Annual Koi Growth Contest Andy’s famous Annual Koi Growth Contest is held at Andrew’s Koi every year on the first Saturday in the month of May. There is over 1500-selected one-year-old koi available for purchase at $100.00 each. The koi will vary in size from 5 inches – 12...
Koi Variety Guide to help you select your fish? At Andreskoi.com we strive to bring you the best koi varieties available from the top breeders in Japan. The owner Andy Moo makes several trips per year to Japan to hand select the koi for his annual koi growth contest and...
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Information on Andy’s Annual Koi Growth Contest Andy’s famous Annual Koi Growth Contest is held at Andrew’s Koi every year on the first Saturday in the month of May. There is over...
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Information on Andy’s Annual Koi Growth Contest Andy’s famous Annual Koi Growth Contest is held at Andrew’s Koi every year on the...
Andy Moo “Andrew’s Koi International” Andy Moo was first exposed to koi in 1968 in the city of Taipei, Taiwan....
Koi Variety Guide to help you select your fish? At Andreskoi.com we strive to bring you the best koi varieties...
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