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|A - pronounced ah, as in paw or draw ||EI - pronounced aye, as in bay, play |
| E - pronounced eh, as in spend or friend ||OI - pronounced oye, as in toy, boy |
|I - pronounced ee, as in bee, he, tree ||OA - pronounced oh ah, as in boa |
|O- pronounced oh, as in tow, oak ||OO - pronounced oo, as in who, boo |
|U - pronounced uu, as in moo, who ||UI - pronounced wee, as in tree, bee |
|R - sometimes pronounced like the letter "d" ||JI - pronounced gee, as in bungi |
| AI - pronounced eye, as in pie, fly ||JY - pronounced jah, as in draw, jaw |
|AO - pronounced ah oh ||RYU - pronounced droo, as in Andrew |
|Ichi bu (EE chee boo) ||Size 1|
|Ichimai Sashi (ee' chee maht sue)||Sashi where the blurring extends a single scale.|
|Ichimatu (ee chee maht sue)||Checker-board. A design that alternates from the right side to the left side.|
|Ichimatsu pattern (ee' chee maht sue)||Checkered pattern.|
|Ikeage (ee keh ah gay)||Harvest. Nishikigoi are raised in farms. Ikeage is the event of harvesting Koi from the ponds.|
|Immune Response ||Reaction of the body to eliminate foreign antigens and prevent damage.|
|Inazuma (een a zoo' ma)||Inazuma means "lightning". Term used to describe the shape of a Hi plate. The pattern runs zigzag like lightning over the body. An Inazuma pattern is highly valued because it alternately reveals the Shiroji.|
|Infection ||Invasion and multiplication of pathogenic microorganisms (bacteria or virus) in tissues. Localized infection is normally accompanied by inflammation, but there can be inflammation when there is no infection present.|
|Infestation ||Invasion of tissue by animal parasites (protozoa, helminths and anthropods).|
|Inflammation ||Non-specific immune response that occurs as a result of any type of bodily injury. In koi, the reaction of the tissues to injury characterized clinically by swelling and redness. Pathologically, by vasodilatation, hyperemia, accumulation of leucocytes, exudation of fluid and deposition of fibrin.|
|Inorganic ||Chemical compounds not containing carbon. As apposed to organic.|
|Insulin ||Polypeptide hormone produced by the Î² cells of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas, which decreases the amount of glucose in the blood by stimulating its uptake by cells. See also: B cell.|
|Intracoelomic ||Within the body cavity.|
|Intramuscular ||Within a muscle.|
|Ionized ||The dissociation of compounds (acids, bases and salts) into their constituent ions, e.g.the ionized (NH4-) form of ammonia, which is less toxic to koi than the unionized form.|
|Ippin (ee pihn')||One of a kind. Every Nishikigoi is different and beautiful. Especially beautiful Nishikigoi are called Ippin. Ippin carries the meaning of a unique beauty or attractiveness that only that Nishikigoi can have. Another term would be Meiri.|
|Ippon ||One step pattern.|
|Ipponhi (ee pohn' hee)||Unbroken Red. Continous Hi pattern with no break from head to tail. The Hi pattern lacks any Kirekomi or cut-in of the Shiroji from the belly. It is a boring pattern. If the Koi has excellent quality, an Ipponhi pattern may be worthy of our appreciation. Inazuma is one form of Ipponhi.|
|Iro (EE row) ||Japanese term for Color.|
|Iroagari (EE row ah GAH ree) ||The degree of color intensity.|
|Iroage (ee' row ah gay)||Color enhancement. Because Nishikigoi can not create the red pigments within their bodies, it is necessary to feed foods with carotene to maintain the red coloration in Koi that have Hi plates. You can say "The Koi needs Iroage" and it would mean that the Koi needs to in crease its color or that it should be fed color-enhancing food.|
|Irogoi (ee' row go ee)||Color enhancement. Because Nishikigoi can not create the red pigments within their bodies, it is necessary to feed foods with carotene to maintain the red coloration in Koi that have Hi plates. You can say "The Koi needs Iroage" and it would mean that the Koi needs to in crease its color or that it should be fed color-enhancing food.|
|Iromono (EE row MOH noh) || The collective name for all metallic koi.|
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- Kohaku is The very cult of the Japanese Koi Fish and is derived from the Japanese love of the Kohaku Variety.
- Pond stocking NPS (New Pond Syndrome).
- Pond Stocking To Avoid Casualties. Stocking Your Fish Ponds is the Most Important Part of Fish and Pond Keeping.
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- Koi Diseases, Fish Disease Symptoms, Fish Disease Identification
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- Argulus (Fish Lice) adhere to the flesh by means of sucker-type discs.
- Argulus (Fish Lice) Despite their name fish lice are not true lice, but rather a type of crustacean.
- Ammonia in Ponds is Deadly for Koi and Pond Fish. What is Aeromonas Alley?
- Ammonia in Ponds tends to block oxygen transfer from the gills to the blood and can cause both immediate and long term gill damage.
- Pond Pump
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- Pseudomonas Aeromonas Bacteria, are the most common bacteria present in your pond.
- Do I have a female or male Koi? This article will help you determine if you have a feamle or male Koi.
- Sexing Koi can be full of surprises. Having given birth to a new generation, they would as willingly eat the baby Koi as see it grow up.
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