Fusion Clay

The unmatched positive effect of Japanese mudponds on Koi may be known. House of Kata gets especially for this the quality of the Japanese mud ponds to your pond. The influence of Kata Fusion Clay on the colors of your Koi is great. The color of the Koi is mainly genetically determined, but the pigment cells are stimulated by feed and water quality. Fusion Clay is a montmorillonite clay mixture that contains more than 65 minerals and trace elements. Minerals and trace elements that are necessary for optimal health and development of fish and bacteria and that also ensure clear and healthy water. By far the best and most natural water improver for your pond!

The Fusion Clay has been specially developed for use with drum filters, these will not over-rinse and pipes can’t clog up. Of course you can also use all the advantages if you do not have a drum filter.

Usage: Mix the Fusion Clay in a bucket with pond water. Stir well and let it rest for 10 minutes, then stir well and distribute it over your pond.

Dosage: Every week above 12 ° C, a level scoop (about 25 grams) per 4 m3 of pond water. In the winter below 12 ° C and up to 6 ° C, a level scoop of 8 m3 is sufficient.

1 kg is good for 50,000 liters of pond water

Vitamine C

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Young Nishikigoi (Fry) do not only need vitamins to stay healthy, but also for the growth and the healing ability of the body. Further more vitamins are of great importance for the production of enzymes. Enzymes play a part in the metabolism of the body. Without enzymes there is no metabolism and food can not be digested and diverted to energy. Should you breed your Fry (f.e. in a quarantine facility) it is wise to add extra vitamine C.
Adult Nishikigoi obtain enough vitamine C from their daily feed and if necessary they can transfer glucose to vitamins. A supplement is therefore unnecessary.

There are two kinds of vitamins: watersoluble and acidsoluble vitamins. Acissoluble vitamins are mainly obtained from fat foods an can be stored in the bodycells. Watersoluble vitamins, that are mainly in the moist of foods can not be stored and therefore need to be replenished daily. Vitamine C is a watersoluble vitamin. Vitamine C is one of the most importand micronutrients. Not only is it a strong anti-oxydant (protection of tissues) but it is also very important for the metabolism and for the removal of toxics from the koi body. Vitamine is also essential for the build up of collagene, important for skin and the renewal of tissues and skeleton. It increases the intake of iron and fortifies the immunesystem. Further more vitamine C has an essential part in the maintaining and improving of the resistance against infections and inflammations.

A shortage of vitamine C can cause the spinal core to disgrow, poor woundhealing, disturbed fish-bone, inflammations, infections and susceptible to diseases.

Fishvit

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Besides good food you can give your koi an energy boost with Fishvit by House of Kata. Fishvit is a very effective food supplement. If you want your koi to begin the winter season at their best, you can add to the food Fishvit till late autumn. After the winter period you add Fishvit again in the spring. It contributes to restoring the general condition and increases the resistance of your koi. Besides that Fishvit also has a beneficial influence on the colours and skin quality of the Koi. Ideal for using during or after a period of illness, quarantine or transport.

Fishvit contains all necessary vitamins of the B-complex and vitamin C. It also contains a high concentration of iron, folic-acid and other essential fatty acids, of which the koi can not produce enough by its own. The vitamin preparation is quickly absorbed by the body. Because of its sweet taste it is a real treat for the koi.

Use: Spray Fishvit evenly over the food. Do not prepare more than the daily amount of food. Advise for use: Use for a 5 day period. Besides the use on pellets it is also an excellent addition on Pasta food. Several vitamins a.o. Vit B1, Vit B2, Vit B3, Vit B6,Vit B9, Vit B12, Vit C, Biotine, Carnitine.

Vitamin B1. Enables the process of getting energy out of carbon hydrates.

Vitamin B2. Vitamin B2 or Riboflavin as the ‘anti-stress vitamin’. This vitamin ensures that the koi can better cope with situations of stress. Also supports the build up of muscles and mucus layer. Provides the breakdown of carbon hydrates, proteins and fats.

Vitamin B3. Assists in the energy production and advances the operation of the nervous system.

Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxin ensures, together with vitamin B11 and B12, for the absorption of iron by the body and this vitamin is involved in the manufacturing of red blood cells. A shortage of these vitamins can lead to anaemia. These three vitamins also ensure a good operation of the nervous system and are involved in the amino-acid metabolism. Besides all this they are resistance-increasing.

Vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 or Cobalamin ensures, together with vitamin B6 and B11, for the absorption of iron by the body and is involved in the manufacturing of red blood cells. A shortage of these vitamins can lead to anaemia. These three vitamins also ensure a good operation of the nervous system and are involved in the amino-acid metabolism. Besides all this they are resistance-increasing.

Carnitine. Carnitin provides a contribution to the re-enforcement of a weakened immune system.

Biotin. This vitamin plays a part in the energy production, plays an important part in the fat- and sugar-metabolism as well as the production of fatty acids. Biotin is also of importance for a healthy skin.

Royal Jelly

Productfotografie, House of Kata, Gerrit Arends.

Royal jelly, which is secreted from the salivary glands of worker bees, serves as food for all young larvae and as the only food for larvae that will develop into queen bees. Royal jelly is harvested from the queens cells if the royal larvae are 2 to 3 days old. Per cell 110 to 210 mg jelly can be harvested. The production of royal jelly means intensive breeding of dam bees. In the first days all larvae are given the same food. After a few days the larvae that are meant to be worker bees are given a lesser quality food, but the future queens will continuously be fed with the royal jelly. A worker bee will live approximately 6 weeks, while the queen of the hive will live up to four years! A queen will grow 50 per cent larger than the worker bees and she will also mature faster. This indicates the power of royal jelly.

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Usage: Use on our fish and Nishikigoi. Because of the composition royal jelly is a very valuable product. Royal jelly enhances the resistance against diseases and speeds up recovery. When used on fish and Nishikigoi you may also consider it as a stress relieving product. Ideally to be mixed with pellets or paste.

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