Blog 2017 – 10: Food, Floating, Fry, and Future by Gary Hater

  Above, baby Ranchu from my TOKS line that became free swimming on Valentine’s day, after hatching two days earlier. Many people fail to realize, that until the fry are free swimming you feed nothing. Also, at this stage, try never to use a net, they are just too tender. For many of us, breeding … Read more

05 April 2017 President’s Blog

Something new! There will soon be articles posted here on the website. Articles will be more detailed and a little longer than a blog. Our VP of Programs, Robert Crosby, has a new piece upcoming as do I with an article coming out later today. For my article I have been doing trials on steamed chicken … Read more

Blog 2017 – 9: Food, Floating, Fry, and Future by Gary Hater

  Ryukins, above need high protein, high fat pellets once they get 2-2.5”, breeders must also push the pellet size to 1.0mm-1.5mm. Without maximizing the size, the fish never get optimum in size and shape We established in the previous blog, the key categories for measuring food contents by major subgroups; protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, … Read more

Blog 2017 – 8: Food, Floating, Fry, and Future by Gary Hater

  Above, Veiltails must be fed enough pellets to develop a deep body before the age of one, or they cannot manage their tail weight. Prepared foods are used by almost all fish keepers. We have a few ambitious fish chefs making gel food their dominant feed of choice, most of us are using pellets … Read more