The first thing you will need to do is to provide a home for your koi to grow in. A well designed pond is an extremely important part of the whole process involved in growing koi to their full potential. Far to often individuals rush to build a pond with the hopes of raising some beautiful koi only to find themselves later struggling just to keep their koi alive because their pond was designed so poorly. Your whole koi experience will be defined by the pond you build. Click on any of the links to find out more information on what is needed to grow large koi.