Koi Dictionary

© Servaas de Kock and Ronnie Watt

Revised: January 2013

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Introduction

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⇔ Term⇔ Definition

danmono

Stepped pattern.

dia-gin

Ginrin scalation with diamond-like reflecting characteristics. Also called diamond-ginrin.

Dimilin

a systemic insecticide inhibiting chitin synthesis. Active ingredient diflubenzuron. Good for treatment of anchor worms and lice

disinfection

to make free of pathogens by physical or chemical treatment

disinfection barrier

procedure/protocol to prevent spread of disease by disinfection of boots, equipment etc between different points

dohmaki

Pattern extending below the lateral line.

doitsu

Scale-less koi. Also see kagami-goi and kawa-goi.

doro-zumi

Mud-black colour.

edome

To stop feeding. (check)

Epistylis

ciliated ectoparasite found commonly in ponds