THE STORY: Koi are an amazing fish. They will grow in direct association to the amount of space they have. The best potential for growth is a large pond with good water. Most Koi pods have no intruders or rival fish that could eat them or threaten their environment. We also can grow best in clean waters with no intruders, a good environment and a caretaker that knows are needs. Rarely is that our situation. So you need to create your own living waters and walk away from unfriendly situations that challenge your peace and safety.