Feeding regimens most conducive to growth do not necessarily maximize reproductive success.

Research done on zebrafish shows that to feed for reproductive success means feeding less often than feeding for growth.

Wonder if this relates to koi.

When I visited the Kodama Fish Farm in Hawaii, they were feeding their koi 8x per day! And boy did those fish grow! They grew fish from 10cm to over 60cm within their first year.

Now in Australia, we’re coming into our breeding season (spring), so for those who’re intending to breed their fish, feeding less frequently may actually help with fertility.

Read more here –

https://thefishvet.com/2012/11/06/feeding-regimes-most-conducive-to-growth-do-not-necessarily-maximize-reproductive-success/

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