[back cover] MINIENCYCLOPEDIA This mini encyclopedia is packed with sensible advice and practical guidance. Part one examines the equipment and systems used to create and sustain the water quality that koi need to flourish. Part two looks in detail at how to build a koi pond. Part three focuses on koi as fish and prized exhibits, with attention to their anatomy, nutritional needs, health care, breeding, and showing. Part four presents a full, richly illustrated guide to koi color varieties.Fletcher, Nick is the author of 'World Of Koi Comprehensive Coverage, From Building A Koi Pond to Choosing Color Varieties', published 2005 under ISBN 9780764129889 and ISBN 0764129880.