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INFORMATION SITES

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About Fish Online Tropical Fish: Saltwater and freshwater fish keeping, invertebrates, fish health, and a forum.

AquaLink Aquarium Service: A free web service dedicated to fishkeepers interested in freshwater and marine fish, aquatic plants, goldfish, reef systems, invertebrates and corals.

Aquarium Database: A searchable database of aquarium fish, plants and biotopes along with articles and forums dedicated to helping aquarists. The site is available in English, French, German and Slovak and also contains a database of marine species.

Aquarium Net: A site dedicated to information for aquarium fish hobbyist.

Aquatic Gardeners Association, The: The Aquatic Gardeners Association is an international organization of aquatic plant enthusiasts, which appeals to both beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. The AGA produces a bi-monthly journal called The Aquatic Gardener.

Associated KOI Clubs of America: A non-profit organization created to promote the hobby of keeping, breeding, appreciating and exhibiting Koi. The AKCA publishes a bi-monthly magazine called KOI USA and publishes a number of Koi books. It is an excellent source of Koi information.

Eric's Half Whiskey Pond Page: Build a barrel pond with Eric and his dog Shooter.

FINS Fish Information Service: An excellent archive of information covering freshwater and marine, tropical and temperate aquariums.

FishPonds.Biz: Fish Ponds - Guide, Pictures and Information. A website devoted to building and running fish ponds in gardens along with tips on the most suitable fish and plants species. A great site for information about fish ponds, pond accessories, and tips on landscaping.

Mitchkoi Quality Koi Delivered. Excellent Resource Page.

Murphy's Fish in a Barrel: A complete coverage of the steps necessary for the construction of a barrel water garden.

NetVet-Fish: Part of NetVet - your link to thousands of veterinary medical and animal-related online resources. Excellent aquarium disease information.

Newport Reef: An interesting web site devoted to marine aquarium species created by Harry Tomson of Newport, Oregon.

Pet Fish Care: A wonderful site that provides extensive information about the care of aquarium fish. A must site to see.

Pet Fish Talk: The site for information about Pet Fish Talk, a premier internet talk show about Keeping Pet Fish in Aquariums, Fish Bowls, and Ponds on wsRadio.com.

Pond Pals: Everything You Need To Know About Goldfish: An excellent site for those that want to care for goldfish.

Spring Creek Aquatic Concepts: Ponds by Biologists - who design natural ponds from koi and garden ponds up to large fishing lakes.

The Aquaria FAQs: Contains frequently asked questions of freshwater and marine aquaria, aquatic plants, fish breeding, disease, algae, snails, systems and a host of aquarium topics.

The Krib: Host site of Aquaria FAQs and contains information about tropical fish aquariums, including archived usenet postings and e-mail discussions, along with new articles and photographs designed specifically for the web.


Products and Suppliers

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Novalek, Inc: Parent company for Kordon (Live and frozen fish foods, including live brine shrimp and brine shrimp cysts, chlorine and chloramine removers, and aquarium equipment) and AquaVet (drugs and chemicals to the professionals in both the aquaculture and aquarium industry and to researchers in colleges, universities and public aquariums and zoos).

Aqua Art: Koi and Garden Pond Specialists with over 30 years experience. We provide personal service, including a mail order service from our business located in Northern California. We have an extensive product line for the installation & care of koi &/or garden ponds & water gardens. Our preferred customer is one who is interested in a minimum maintenance pond, wants to do it right the first time and who recognizes good advice, & follows our recommendations. What we enjoy most about our business is a job well done - a satisfied customer, clear water & low, low maintenance for a long, long time.

AquariumFish.net: Tropical fish, goldfish koi, betta fish, fancy guppies, cichlids, aquarium plants, puffers, crabs, frogs and many other inhabitants of freshwater aquariums sold online and shipped directly to your door. Has lots of fish pictures and information about keeping, breeding, and caring for fish, preventing diseases, and curing sick fish

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Internet World supplying aquarium pharmaceuticals and aquarium supplies.

Brett's Fish Farm: Brett's Fish Farm - Koi for sale and breeding of championship quality Japanese Koi fish.

Diversified Waterscapes, Inc.: Devoted to the Beautification of Aquatic Environments - Products that provide environmentally-friendly water treatment solutions for problem solving and beautification of aquatic environments.

Heating Your Pond: 25-years experience in fish pond heater design and thermodynamic engineering. Suppliers of In-tank heaters for multi-tank recirculation systems, or inline heat exchangers, standard Koi pond heaters and deicers, or other customized designs.

Keeton Industries, Inc.: Complete line of fish pond and aquarium products and services. Current products and services include: specialized aquacultural equipment, pond & lake equipment, design and engineering, construction supervision. The company also provides long-term habitat maintenance, environmental monitoring and reclamation, as well as fishery and aquaculture management techniques.

Kloubec Koi Farm.: One of the largest and most trusted koi farms in the USA offering top quality koi and butterfly koi fish that are raised on our 80 acre farm in rural Amana, Iowa

Koi & Pond, Inc.: Over the last 15 years, Koi & Pond, Inc (formally Julie's Koi) developed a vast network of leading World Wide experts in the Koi and Pond Industry. With our collaborative partners, we proudly provide to San Francisco and the North Bay the first full service Koi and Pond company that provides Japanese Koi, consulting, support, maintenance, and products to the Koi and pond enthusiast throughout the pond life. .

Koi Joy -The Pond Shop: Suppliers of a full range of pond and aquaculture products to anywhere in the world.

Laguna Koi Ponds: Koi pond equipment, library of information and more.

Mitchkoi Quality Koi Delivered. Excellent Resource Page.

Pan Intercorp: Supplier of Koi, Koi products, Koi information and an On-line Koi encyclopedia.

Tetra: Manufacturers of fish food and other aquarium support products. Tetra Second Nature - is a complete line of fish food and nutrition products, and electrical products for the successful maintenance of home aquariums. Tetra Pond - is a complete line of fish foods, water conditioners, pond liners, and equipment for successful outdoor water gardens and fish ponds. Tetra Press - is a full-line publisher and distributor of quality books on ornamental fish, ponds, water gardening, reptiles, and other popular pets.

HAGEN for Pets: Manufacturers of Cycle: Bacteria treatment for ammonia & nitrite and Aqua Plus: Water conditioner for tap water; treatment for chloramine & chlorine; heavy metals. Outdoor pond and aquarium supplier.

Waterway Plastics: Injection molding manufacturer. Products for the pool, spa, bathtub, and Koi Pond Industries.

Koi & Pond, Inc.: Seller of the highest quality Japanese Koi. A California, full service business.

Eldon Elias Koi: Show quality imported Japanese Koi.

Pan Intercorp: Importers and wholesalers of Koi from Japan's leading breeders from quality pond grade to Tategoi and grand champions.


Books

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KOI USA: Excellent books devoted to the culture and enjoyment of Koi. Contact: AKCA Bookstore, PO Box 115, La Habra, CA 90633-0115 (accessed through the KOI USA link)

Tetra-Press: A full-line publisher and distributor of quality books on ornamental fish, ponds, water gardening, reptiles, and other popular pets. Excellent source for Freshwater and Marine Tropical Fish books.

Build A Personal Koi Library

Garden Ponds for Everyone. W. Schimana, 1996. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Ltd., 1 T.F.H. Plaza, Third and Union Avenues, Neptune City, New Jersey 07753 USA. ISBN 0-7938-0099-4

Goldfish & Koi in Your Home. H.R. Axelrod and W. Vorderwinkler. 1984. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Ltd., 1 T.F.H. Plaza, Third and Union Avenues, Neptune City, New Jersey 07753 USA. ISBN 0-86622-636-2

Hobbyist Guide to Successful Koi Keeping. D. Pool.1991. Tetra-Press, Distributed in the U.S. by Tetra Sales (Division of Warner-Lambert), Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950 USA, ISBN 3-89356-134-X (see Tetra link)

Hobbyist Guide to Successful Pond Keeping. D. Pool.1993. Tetra-Press, Distributed in the U.S. by Tetra Sales (Division of Warner-Lambert), Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950 USA, ISBN 3-89356-135-8 (see Tetra link)

Koi. G. Fujita. AKCA Bookstore, PO Box 115, La Habra, CA 90633-0115 (accessed through the KOI USA link)

Practical Koi Keeping Volume 1. AKCA Bookstore, PO Box 115, La Habra, CA 90633-0115 (accessed through the KOI USA link)

Practical Koi Keeping Volume 2. AKCA Bookstore, PO Box 115, La Habra, CA 90633-0115 (accessed through the KOI USA link)

Practical Koi Keeping Volume 3. AKCA Bookstore, PO Box 115, La Habra, CA 90633-0115 (accessed through the KOI USA link)

Your Garden Pond: Easy to construct - Easy to Maintain - Easy to look at. K.H. Wieser and P.V. Loiselle. 10th. Edition 1995. Tetra-Press, Distributed in the U.S. by Tetra Sales (Division of Warner-Lambert), Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950 USA, ISBN 3-89356-136-6 (see Tetra link)


Magazines

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KOI USA Magazine: The magazine for all Koi enthusiasts. A quality magazine containing articles about pond construction, filtration, breeding, fish health, classification, dealer listing, club news and upcoming events. Contact KOI USA, P.O. Box 1, Midway City, CA  92655     Fax: 714-748-9131