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How to Quarantine Your Koi

Every so often, you will come across a Koi that you can’t resist and just have to buy, but how do you know that this fish isn’t carrying harmful diseases that could spread to your other Koi? It’s very important to make sure all new fish are disease free before adding them to your pond, […]

June 22nd, 2016|Events|

Japan Through the Eyes of Dick Thomas

See Japan through the Eyes of Dick Thomas
Speaker: Dick Thomas

April 23, 2016 @ 1pm

Go on a trip for the day with Dick Thomas, fellow hobbyist, ZNA Assistant Certified Koi Judge and ZNA NA District Chair, and see Japan through his eyes as he searches for that special future Koi. Dick has taken many trips to Japan to […]

May 1st, 2016|Events|

Solar Presentation – May 2015

How was our May meeting on solar energy, everyone who attended loved it, to sum it up in one word it was “phenomenal” If you missed this meeting you most likely missed the best club outing we will have this year.

Homeowner Conrad Richards and Mark Haggerty from Michigan Solar solutions did a great job of […]

May 1st, 2015|Club Events, Events|

March 2015 – Ellen and Myron of Kloubec Koi Farm

What a great meeting. Ellen and Myron drove up from Iowa to be at our first MKPC meeting of the year. Myron gave us a brief history on how they evolved from a family farm (almost 100 yrs old) to a Koi farm. Myron could talk all day on filtration and water quality. He spoke […]

March 21st, 2015|Club Events|

May 17, 2014 – Breeding and Producing Quality Koi in America

Mat, McCann, the breeder and general manager of Nisei Koi Farm (Quality Koi Farm) located in New Jersey, gave a slide presentation on the process that is involved in breeding and subsequently producing koi of good quality. Nisei Koi Farm breeds their own Koi using parent fish that were purchased from Japan and some parent […]

May 17th, 2014|Club Events|

Sand Gravel Filter

If you missed the class, you missed a treat. I think the SG class was great. There were six new filters made by Bruce Modetz, Mary Schraffenberger, Ray Alexander, Ervin Daniels, Antonette Daniels and Paul Baresi. The best part about the class is that Rick Venable, Mike Conrad, Pat Daly and William Patterson pitched in […]

April 12th, 2014|Club Events|

Recovering From Winter

The March event was held at the home of Bruce and Debbie Modetz.  The topics covered were an open discussion on algae, parasites and what we should do when opening our ponds after a hard winter. This has been a very hard and cold winter, so we also discussed helpful hints on treatments and early […]

March 15th, 2014|Club Events|

2013 Aqua Growers

Saturday September 21st our monthly meeting took place at Aqua Growers in Livonia. Jim Gill, the president, gave us a tour of the facility which houses eight 2400 gallon tilapia rearing tanks and over 1,000 square feet of raft style grow beds.

Tilapia are used in aquaponics because of their fast growth, resilience, and being resistant […]

October 17th, 2013|Club Events|

2013 MKPC and IKONA Koi Show

2013 MKPC and IKONA Koi Show

September 29th, 2013|MKPC Koi Show|

2013 Canadian Mini Pond Tour

A wonderful afternoon with great food, and great koi people!

August 10th, 2013|MKPC Pond Tour|