Whiskers, or ‘barbels,’ are one of the defining characteristics on a koi fish that make it easy to distinguish koi from their cousins, the goldfish. Otherwise, to the untrained eye, young goldfish and koi are difficult to tell apart. When do koi fry start to get their whiskers? Koi fry whiskers develop almost immediately, … Read more When Do Koi Fry Start to Get Their Whiskers?
Pet ownership is very popular around the world. It is apparent in the thriving pet food industries, grooming parlors everywhere, and pictures your crazy neighbor has in her wallet of her “cutest” cat she just has to show you. I own cats too so no offense to cat owning readers reading here. Owning a pet … Read more What Is a Koi?