How long do Koi live for?

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Koi usually live for 20 to 30 years.  Some will live even longer.  Factors that affect how long a Koi will live include:

  • Overall health
  • Genetics
  • Pond water quality
  • Area Predator Population
  • Pond Size
  • Koi Food Quality
  • Environment


The oldest Koi on record was names Hanako.  Hanako reportedly lived to be 226 years old.