What Is The Minimum Amount Of Water A Koi Needs For It To Grow Normally? Question

Discussion in 'Koi' started by claytonyu, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. claytonyu

    claytonyu Valued Member Member

    I hear a lot of people say that placing fish in small tanks or ponds would stunt its growth, I do want to know if how big a pond is for koi fish to naturally grow into its maximum size. Pond size or gallons/liters per fish.

  2. D

    DutchAquarium Well Known Member Member

    When we say stunted, what that means is that the body stops growing, but this doesn't restrict organs from growing. Normally this kills a fish. You can't give a koi a gallons measurement because you need to factor in width and lenght of the aquarium also. I would say 200 gallons for one fish but not a 200 gallon aquarium because it isn't wide enough. I hope that makes sense
  3. Galathiel

    Galathiel Well Known Member Member

    Adult koi (depending on which source you go with), need anywhere from 250-500 gallons per fish with suitable filtration and maintenance.
  4. FriarThomasIII

    FriarThomasIII Well Known Member Member

    They need a very spacious pond with about 300-500 gallons per koi, preferably with other koi.
  5. ralph113

    ralph113 Well Known Member Member

    i havr 2 kois in a 600ish gallon. theyre like more than 15inch now

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