Concerning your baby koi; What are you calling baby? (how big are they?) Koi
fry will eat flake food and be just fine. There is no need to crush the
flakes, the fish like to nibble off the large pieces. As the koi get to about
4 in long, you should start feeding them a small pellet KOI or pond
When they get to be over 8 in, they will eat any size pellet you give them.
(as well as the roots of your lilies, the algae on the sides of the pond, the
insect life in your pond, etc...)
> Do I feed baby koi w/ regular goldfish flakes? I crush these flakes into
> tiny pieces but not sure if these flakes give them enough nutrients they
> need. Also, i grew some lotus from seeds but all of their tips seem to be
> dried up but the stems look healthy and green. Should i be concerned?