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Butterfly Koi Information » Butterfly Koi Feeding

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Butterfly Koi Feeding

Butterfly Koi Feeding

Butterfly Koi For Sale Feeding - The first step in feeding your butterfly koi fish is to purchase the right kind of butterfly koi food. Butterfly Koi fish need protein as well as vitamins and carbohydrates. Floating and sinking koi food pellets will work for butterfly koi, as they prefer both.

Growing butterfly koi fish eat 3 - 5% of their body weight daily. Feed your butterfly koi only what they can eat in about 3 - 5 minutes. Overfeeding can result in spiked levels of ammonia in your freshwater aquarium or koi pond.

If you have butterfly koi fish is in an outdoor pond remember that koi become dormant in colder weather. When temperatures drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit you should stop feeding your butterfly koi fish completely or feed them very limited amounts.

Remember, the danger of overfeeding your butterfly koi fish is not from overeating, but from decay of surplus food using up available oxygen needed to your butterfly koi happy.

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