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Old 09-07-2013, 12:20 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Originally Posted by andthentherewere3 View Post
It sounds like something got them.

I hate to say though, I hope you don't get offended, but koi get 2-3 feet long, and need a pond at least three feet deep, they are deep water fish. You would need a bare minimum of 1000 gallons for them, and koi and goldfish live 25 years or longer. A lot of people think they only live a year or two, then die of "old age". And it's not true that fish will only grow as large as their tank/pond, their spines will bend and their intestines keep growing until they die. I say that so you won't set yourself up for any disappointment in the future if your pond is too small, it's always upsetting when fish die, as you know. Anyway, hopefully you will find some babies, I bet they are hiding.
I wasn't offended, and I'm going to keep checking for the babies. Thanks.
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