Category: Carp

Can koi carp live in a tank?

August 11, 2021, 08:11, asked: Rowan Stamm

Keep mature koi in an outdoor pond of at least 3 feet deep, with at least 50 gallons of water per fish. Young koi can be kept indoors in an aquarium of at least 29 gallons. Put the aquarium in a quiet area out of direct sunlight and drafts. ... Whether they live indoors or outdoors, add no more than 3 new koi at a time....

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Do carp bite lures?

August 11, 2021, 05:05, asked: Toughy Baits

Don't exclude lures when you're fishing for carp! Most people don't even think to try lures when fishing for carp. The fact is, carp, even smaller ones, eat minnows at certain times of the year....

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Why do carp turn black?

August 10, 2021, 17:14, asked: Jesse Wisecup

The colour of a carp is generally governed by pigment cells in the skin of the fish. These are called chromatophores and most are black but other colours do exist. These contract or expand to make a fish either lighter or darker respectively. This process is relulated by hormones in the fish's blood."...

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What time do carp usually feed?

August 10, 2021, 16:21, asked: Diamond Joe Quimby

“Carp as a species are classed as diurnal feeders in that daylight hours trigger them to feed, mainly dawn and dusk. However, if you apply some angling pressure to them this goes all over the place and they will feed at any time, even in the night....

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Is carp a freshwater fish or saltwater fish?

August 10, 2021, 11:19, asked: Pike and Flies

Carp are various species of oily freshwater fish from the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia....

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Is it safe to eat carp?

August 10, 2021, 08:34, asked: Ben Scriver

In short, Yes, Carp are good to eat. ... Carp are a staple part of diets all across the world. Overall, It's a great food fish and can be prepared in many different ways. If you are a U.S. reader, the idea of carp probably puts you a little on edge....

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Which one is a minor carp?

August 10, 2021, 01:59, asked: Off_Shore_96

The minor carps are commercially important fishes of the Cyprinidae family. The carps that are used in aquaculture include Reba (Cirrhinus reba), Bata (Labeo bata), Fringe-lipped carp (Labeo finbriatus), Calbasu (Labeo calbasu), white carp (Cirrhinus cirrhosus) and Cauvery carp (Labeo kontius)....

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How deep do you fish for carp?

August 9, 2021, 22:45, asked: atepes

They can be caught in all depths of water from a foot to 30 feet or more. Carp usually patrol the margin areas early morning and late evening in rivers and lakes foraging for food and can be caught near reed beds, lilies and most structure relatively easily at these times of day....

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What colours attract carp?

August 9, 2021, 21:27, asked: steve

The best colours for attracting carp are bright colours such as bright red, yellow, green, blue, purple and orange. Surprisingly, white is also an excellent colour and it stands out well at the bottom of the lake, Dark colours but strong flavours are also very good at attracting carp to your swim....

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Where do carp go when it rains?

August 9, 2021, 14:22, asked: fishmarkca

Through periods of heavy and prolonged rain lots of water will run into the carp pond from surrounding surface water or any drains that are diverted into the pond....

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