Do Koi Bite?

Did you ever wonder how koi chew their food? They use their teeth. Koi, goldfish and many other kinds of fish have teeth in the backs of their throats that help them grind up tasty Koi Krunchies and other snacks. These chompers – called pharyngeal teeth – sit on a bone behind the fish’s gills. … Read more

Koi Mouths

In Koi their mouths are not just for feeding article by Dr Paula Reynolds Aquatic Patho-biologist Koi keepers have been known to feel a little heartless in passing the pond and not feeding their Koi open-mouthed in anticipation. We would accomplish nothing all day if we gave in to demands for food and it would … Read more