in a Box
up the box if you can."
in a box is a function of the size and condition of
quantity of fish in a box is determined by the agent
and buyer who considers the size of the fish, and
condition of fish, time in transit and time of year
amongst other things. He considers the option
of box sizes (normally two or three) as well as the
expected temperature en rout and at destination.
following guide of typical koi sizes and box
quantities are approximately valid for traveling to
South African. To Europe we can load 10 to 20% more
fish in a box..
box typically weights 16 to 20 kg, Large fish may
require special packing. Weight is then also a
function of their body condition as developing
gonads can contribute to 20% of the body weight.
smaller fish the size, mix of sizes and body
condition plays a big role. It varies 30-100 small
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