API POND NUTRITION: KOI FISH FOOD
Specific ingredients such as garlic, vitamins, anti-oxidants and Bio-Mos a prebiotic yeast, were selected to enhance fish performance. API Pond Diets contain, marigold (tagetes meal) a very effective natural color enhancing ingredient that contains the carotenoid lutein. Other ingredients such as spirulina and kelp algae also provide unique blend of carotenoids, including beta-carotene and zeaxanthin.
Even though the genetic makeup of pond fish and the presence of special pigment holding cells called chromatophores play the greatest role in what colors can physically develope, only throught the correct nutrition, complete with carotenoid inclusion will the depth and intensity of the colors actually develop.