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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 […]

2018-01-28T20:35:50+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Club Events|

2013 MKPC Pond Tour

There were 9 wonderful ponds on this year’s MKPC Pond and Water Garden Tour.  Thank you to Mary Lou & Jack Susami, Dave & Pat Neil, Nanette & Frank Reid, Kim Craig, Betti & Ken Pool, Donna & Jim Comer, Carol & James Taylor, Ernestine & Rick Venable, and Cindy & Dominick Schiano for sharing […]

2018-01-28T20:35:50+00:00 July 20th, 2013|MKPC Pond Tour|

2013 MKPC Koi Auction

Lots of nice koi to bid on!! Ray Alexander did a wonderful job explaining all the names and what to look for in buying koi and running the auction. And a very special thanks to Bruce & Debbie Modetz for all the wonderful food that was served after the auction. (were still talking about the […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51+00:00 June 8th, 2013|Club Events|

Tri-State ZNA Koi Club Show

Tri-State ZNA Koi Club Presented the Second Annual Koi Show

Ray, Paul Baresi and I traveled to Long Island to help a friend with his Club’s Koi Show.  For Ray and I, the weekend had 2 highlights.   The first was the time we got to spend with Paul.  Driving 12 hrs together to Long […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51+00:00 May 31st, 2013|Member Trips|

May 31 – June 2 Tri-State ZNA Koi Club Show

Tri-State ZNA Koi Club Presented the Second Annual Koi Show

May 31 – June 2, 2013

Ray, Paul Baresi and I traveled to Long Island to help a friend with his Club’s Koi Show.  For Ray and I, the weekend had 2 highlights.   The first was the time we got to spend with Paul.  Driving 12 hrs […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51+00:00 May 31st, 2013|Member Trips|

Development of Qualtiy Koi

For our May event, the plan was for Masaru Saito of Shintaro Koi Farm, Niigata, Japan, to present this seminar on the process breeder’s use in their pursuit of quality koi.  But, as many know, life happens and the plan had to be changed.  Mr. Saito had actually arrived in New York, was at the […]

2018-01-28T20:35:51+00:00 May 18th, 2013|Club Events|

Water Features & Pond Opening

Today Matt Niemic talked about different water features, bases that are used, pump sizes and plumbing the water features. There were many different water features on display to see.

2018-01-28T20:35:51+00:00 April 20th, 2013|Club Events|