Water Temp inº(F)
less than 50: Do not feed Koi
Temps. at 50º F of more than one month may require supplemental feedings of low protein high carbohydrate.
50 - 55
2-3 times a week if Koi are hungry
High carbohydrate, low protein, laxative type foods. Wheat germ, Cheerios, squash, lettuce & brown bread.
55 - 59
4-5 times per week if Koi are hungry
Add low protein (25%) pellets along with vegetables. Increase quantities gradually as temp. increases.
Once per day six days a week
Low protein (25%) pellets along with high carbohydrate vegetables and fruit.
60 - 65
Once or twice per day everyday
Gradually increase protein in pellets (35%) and quantity of pellets. Vary diet with vegetables and fruits.
65 - 72
Once or twice per day
Bulk of diet should be 35% protein pellets. Add fruits, vegetables and plankton for variety.
72 - 80
3-4 times a day
High protein pellets (35% to 40%) with color enhancers. Add plankton, vegetables, fruits and shrimp.