When you see how koi are built, you immediately notice that they have a mouth opening that faces the bottom. This shape has evolved that way and allows the koi to optimally search for food lying on the bottom. With the sensitive beard threads on the side of the mouth, they also better perceive odours and flavours in dark and murky water. The koi’s body is thus made to eat food from the bottom, and eating sinking food thus best suits the koi’s natural behaviour. But there are more reasons to offer feed on the bottom.
Young and shy koi are too "shy" to enjoy eating with you
Sinking feed ensures calm behavior
In winter, sinking food is always a good choice
With sinking feed, the koi's health can be better monitored
A cleaner pond through bottom-feeding
The moment you spread sinking food around the pond, the koi will search the entire bottom for the food. While searching across the pond bottom, the fish root and blow around nicely. This creates vortex (movement) in the water. As a result, pollution such as feces will swirl up faster and can then