Koi & Water
Gardens Ltd

Spring 2015

Posted on March 13, 2015 by Helen

Spring may have arrived with pond temperatures rising quickly.

It’s now time to change your UV bulb and commence fish parasite treatments before dosing your pond for blanket weed.

Alternatively let us do it all for you!!! Give us a call to find out more!

Our KOI from the November visit to Japan have now completed their 12 week quarantine.

Any customers who have reserved KOI can now arrange a viewing of your selected fish!

Our website is now mobile friendly and we are also setting up Facebook and Instagram pages – why not look us up soon!

Spring Food and Water Plants are NOW in stock in both Morden and Tolworth Stores! 

Spring Advice

Posted on September 25, 2014 by Helen

As Spring is now with us, 12th Man – Texas A&M Aggies our fish have finished their 3 month CEFAS approved quarantine procedure and are being introduced from our quarantine site to both the Morden and Tolworth store on a regular basis.

By now you would have hopefully completed a parasite treatment on your pond as after a long mild winter parasite levels will be higher than usual. Fjallraven Kanken NO.2 UK If you haven’t yet done this we strongly recommend you do so before the parasites become a problem that could lead to fatalities.

Once your parasite treatment is complete remember to give your filter a good Spring clean using pond water,

Koi Water Garden Trip to Japan November 2014

Posted on September 24, 2014 by Helen

Our annual trip to Japan is very nearly upon us!! Andrew and Ben will be arriving in Japan on 11th November 2104 for a two week stay. Nike Air Max 90 Women

They will be selecting some of the best tategoi (koi with potential) show and high grade koi available from Nigata’s top breeders.

As our trip this year is at the height of the harvest Andrew and Ben will be visiting over 50 breeder’s facilities as they bring in the koi from the lakes. asics gel lyte 3 mujer blancas Andrew has been visiting many of the breeders since the end of the 1980’s and has built up strong relationships over the years. Milwaukee Bucks Some of the breeders reserve koi for Andrew’s first viewing and offer access to their tategoi ponds that are usually “sold”.

All koi will arrive in the UK in December and will then commence a minimum of 12 weeks triple heat cycled quarantine programme. FREE RN Our quarantine facility meets the highest CEFAS regulations. Canotta Miami Heat As well as KHV quarantine during this time they will also have any appropriate parasite and bacterial treatments. nike air max 2017 femme blanche If you have previously purchased from us you will know the health of our koi once quarantined is second to none in the UK.

If you wish to receive emails of koi purchased whilst Andrew and Ben are in Japan please email koiwatergarden@btconnect.com with any particular requirements you may have. Asics Gel Lyte 3 Femme Bleu Any koi you wish to reserve will require a 25% deposit. Nike Air Max 2017 Dames zwart

Once you have viewed the koi in the flesh and you are not 100% happy with your selection you can find an alternative koi you prefer and you can transfer your deposit.

May News

Posted on September 23, 2014 by Helen

After the recent warm spell we had an influx of customers worried that their fish were in trouble due to a lack of oxygen, Scarpe Air Jordan Xxx we strongly recommend all customers add extra air via pond air blowers, Air Jordan Retro 9 prices start from as little as £32.99.

We have also had many customers advising that their fish have begun spawning in the recent warm spell, Air Jordan 12 For Kids please ensure you keep an eye on the water quality and reduce your feeding for a week or so after spawning. Scarpe Nike Store If you wish to keep and raise some of the eggs and fry spawning brushes are available in both stores.

New Tosai Arrivals from Japan.

We have recently received a shipment of 1 year old Koi from the Niigata region in Japan, adidas tubular shadow homme these young Koi are now commencing our CEFAS approved quarantine procedure.

Andrew and Ben Trip to Japan – updated 13.11.14

Posted on September 13, 2014 by Helen

Andrew and Ben are currently in Japan purchasing new koi stocks. A full selection of our FULLY PRICED and newly purchased koi will be uploaded onto our website shortly after their return.

As you can see below from Andrew and Ben’s first two days purchasing they are having a very successful trip and will have many more photographs of purchased koi for you to view. If you have any requirements please email koiwatergarden@btconnect.com and they will send you over photographs of any specific koi you require.

Tuesday 11th November 2014

Andrew and Ben arrived in Ojiya, Niigata just after lunch time today. They quickly “dumped their cases” and set off to see some koi.

Firstly they dropped into Mr Hirasawa to have a quick look at his fish houses followed by a very quick coffee and a chat. nike air max Flyknitdamskie

Then it was onto their second stop – Mr Sakasume to view his 3 fish houses. Georgia Bulldogs Jerseys They will return to these breeders later on to purchase koi.

Andrew and Ben then visited Mr Shinoda’s facility. nike air max heren Here they purchased some stunning HI UTSURI from his 1 mtr + parents along with some super DOITSU SHOWA and SANKE. They also purchased some GIN RIN SHOWA here.

The day was finished off at Mr Hiroi’s but the light beat them, so they will return later in on in their trip.

Wednesday 12th November 2014

Yesterday morning Andrew and Ben visited one of their favourite breeders, Mr Hasegawa. Andrew first purchased Kohaku from him in the late 80s. Penn State Nittany Lions Jerseys Mr Hasegawa Kohaku are of Tomoin bloodline with Manzo and Murata bloodlines added for growth and deep red. fjallraven kanken goedkoop His koi are one of the purist bloodline left in Japan. new balance 373 bleu marine homme Many top breeders purchase potential parents stocks from Hasegawa for this reason. buty siatkarskie asics allegro Mr Hasegawa selects severely from the original 200,000 fry in the spring, he keeps only 5% of tosai after 5 cullings by autumn. Nike Roshe One The following spring, 650 koi are selected to grow on – 1 in 300 fish!! By 3 years this number is under 50 !! As usual Andrew was not disappointed and purchased some beautiful TATEGOI including some KOHAKU, TANCHO, SANKE and SHOWA. Nike Air Huarache Dames

I really recommend Hasegawa fish for growing on. Asics Gel lyte 5 Dames The reds will continue to darken until the fish is 4 years old.

A further 5 breeders were visited this afternoon but either the koi were still “in rest” after being harvested or were not what we required.

August News

Posted on September 12, 2014 by Helen

Our May arrivals of small Koi have now completed their CEFAS approved triple heat cycled quarantine procedure. Damien Harris Jersey These fish are now being moved to our Morden and Tolworth stores. Los Angeles Angels Jerseys We have also recently added many new fish from our existing quarantine stocks from 6″ – 24″, NIKE AIR ZOOM VOMERO 12

if you haven’t recently viewed our stocks please come again and have a look at the new fish.

The long hot period has resulted in some super growth this year. Chaussures Under Armour Whilst temperatures are constantly warm you can feed the fish up to 6 or 8 times a day. Charlotte Bobcats Please ensure you keep an eye on the water quality and remember it is much better for your fish and filter system to feed regular small amounts rather than 1 or 2 large feeds.


May News

Posted on September 9, 2014 by Helen

This week we have managed to get several hundred new high grade Koi into the Morden store and will be adding a similar number to the Tolworth store in the next couple of day.

All customers should have now already completed their spring treatment and changed their UV bulb and began using high protein Summer feed. nike air max thea bianco donna If you are unsure please feel free to call and ask our experienced staff regarding any of the spring maintenance procedures.

We would also like to welcome Seb and Scott as specialist tropical aquarists to the Koi Water Garden team. Mac Jones Jersey Our expansion of the pond construction, Fjallraven Kanken No.2 maintenance and health side of the business has also allowed us to employ 4 new members for the outside teams David, NIKE AIR HUARACHE Ryan,

New Japanese Koi stocks arrived from Japan

Posted on September 21, 2013 by admin

All of the Japanese Koi hand selected by Andrew and Ben during their trip to Japan in January arrived in the UK on the 14th February.

We are pleased to report the fish arrived in good condition at our quarantine site and are now commencing their 12 week CEFAS approved quarantine procedure.

Many customers are now starting to reserve fish either from the photographs on our website (click to view), New Balance 1500 hombre the free CD of all our new purchases or from selecting from the photobook at our Morden and Tolworth stores.

If you have any interest in any of the new Koi currently in quarantine we strongly recommend you contact us quoting the reference on the photograph so we can give you the price and any other information you wish to know about the particular Koi you are interested in.

Reservation is on a first come first serve basis so once deposited from photograph you have an option of switching your deposit if you see a different Koi when you view the fish in the flesh, adidas superstar 360 dziecięce however over 95% of the fish reserved from photograph are taken home by our customers who are generally more impressed when they see their original selection.

To secure a fish, air max 90 pas cher a 50% deposit is required and the remaining 50% balance is due when the fish are collected around the end of April.

Court Farm

The Court Farm garden centre that our Tolworth store is located in, Joe Montana Jerseys will be opening their cafe and garden centre restaurant at the end of March. adidas yeezy heren The Garden centre is near completion of its refurbishment and hopefully you will appreciate the great improvements they have made over the last 2 years since Koi Water Garden opened the Tolworth branch.

Graham Dinnage Joins KWG Team

We are pleased to announce that Graham Dinnage has joined the KWG team this February.

Graham has worked in the aquatics industry for over 30 years. Marshawn Lynch Seattle Seahawks Jersey Initially starting with Seymour’s, Womens Jordan Retro 8 before moving to Chessington Garden Centre and more recently at Heritage Aquatics.

Graham will be working at both stores, Air Jordan 13 but predominately at the Morden store.

We are in Japan from 21st – 1st February

Posted on September 9, 2013 by admin

Any customers looking for particular Koi,

1/2 Price Sale

Posted on May 20, 2013 by Helen

Our 1/2 price sale on all quarantine Japanese Koi is now on.

This sale will be on for a limited period of time to make space for the many thousands of hand selected, healthty
Japanese Koi now fully quarantined and being held in our off site facility.

This website has been updated as you have hopefully seen. The Koi for sale section is far easier to navigate
than our previous site. You will also notice that our on site services section has been updated with our recent

I hope all members have received their recent newsletter, please advise of any changes are required on your current registration details.

We will shortly be offering members monthly special offers via emails so please forward your email addresses if you have not previously received these offers.


Update on Andrew and Ben’s visit to Japan 2013

Posted on January 29, 2013 by Helen

Andrew and Ben are currently in Japan and have reported back that the quality of high grade koi they have selected is excellent and that they are having an extremely successful trip despite having heavy downfalls of snow every day as you can see from their pictures below!!!!!

These high grade koi are now available for sale and if you wish to view any of our selected high grade koi please contact us at koiwatergarden@btconnect.com.


Posted on September 22, 2012 by admin

Both the Morden and Tolworth stores now house an extensive range of reptiles.

Court Farm Garden Centre

Posted on September 20, 2012 by admin

For all our customers that have recently visited our store at Court Farm Garden Centre, nike air max 2017 heren wit Tolworth,

Japan 2013

Posted on September 14, 2012 by admin

We are in the process of planning our 2013 trip to Japan with our Japanese suppliers.

Andrew and Ben wil be departing from the UK at the end of January and will be visiting over 50 breeders selecting some of the highest quality Koi in the UK.

These will be returning during February and undertaking our usual 12 week quarantine prior to sale in our stores.

Any customers looking for that special fish,