Ever wondered what goes into preparing and packaging your live Koi and Goldfish for shipment? Check out this time lapse of one afternoon of packing at Blue Ridge Fish Hatchery. Over 120 boxes of live Koi and Goldfish were packed on this day, then shipped UPS Next Day Air to a dealer near you!
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Check out this entire quarantine tank full of hundreds of Platinum Ogon Koi. These fish are 4 to 6 inches in length, and ready to dazzle your customers! Contact Us to order yours today!
Here’s a quick peek at a batch of 8-10″ Premium Select Koi coming up for sale next week. Dealers, contact us now to order yours!
For the first time during the 2014 koi season, we have Premium Select Grade Koi and Premium Select Grade Butterfly Koi available for sale. The highest quality grade we offer! Check out our Price List and Availability for the full story. The Premium Select Koi are available in 6-7″, 8-10″, 10-12″ and one box of […]
We have just added a brand new Platinum Ogon Koi Picture Pak, available for free use amongst all of our customers. This Picture Pak includes seven high resolution images, including Gin Rin Platinum Ogon and Butterfly Platinum Ogon. Enjoy!
Starting today, dealers can log in to their account and download free use koi and butterfly koi images. The first Picture Pak, uploaded today, offers 6 crisp images of high-quality live Showa Koi and Showa Butterfly Koi. Have a special request for images? Leave a comment below and let us know what you need! Don’t […]
Randy LeFever, Owner and President of Blue Ridge Fish Hatchery, offers some advice regarding carp pox, and what it may mean for your fish. Carp pox is a herpesvirus that affects koi. Effects are primarily seen in the cold winter months, when a koi’s immune system is less active. Carp pox is not to be […]
One of the oldest varieties of koi. Many of the varieties available today were formed from Asagi crossbreeding. Asagi is truly a cornerstone of the koi hobby. But what makes a great Asagi? You have the blue reticulated pattern, and of course the orange or red hi markings. But how much red is too much? […]
The king of koi. Where koi keeping begins and ends. Everyone has heard the sayings that accompany Kohaku. Kohaku is what most novices envision upon hearing the word “koi”, and indeed is the most popular variety in the koi industry. But what makes a great Kohaku? What do you look for when selecting young Kohaku? […]
Did you know that koi hibernate during the winter? Yep, just like many other animals, koi are very sedentary during the fall and winter months. Now, to be clear, koi do not technically “hibernate” during the winter. And their activity is not like other hibernating animals. There is no burrowing, no hoarding of food, no […]