The Asagi Koi

Asagi are one of the older Koi varieties with stunning coloration in an unusual pattern. Asagi are Koi that have light blue/grey bodies with their gill plates, abdomens, pectoral fins and tail fin that ideally should blaze red. Their white scales on their back though, edged with blue make these fish difficult to appreciate from

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The Showa Koi

The Showa is one of the big three of the Go Sanke Koi varietals (Kohaku and Sanke being the other two). It is most often confused with a Sanke, as the Showa is traditionally assumed to be a black Koi, white (shiroji) and red (hi) markings, whereas a Sanke is a white Koi with black

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The Sanke Koi

The Sanke is a quintessential Koi and one member of the big three of the Go Sanke Koi varietals (Kohaku and Showa being the other two). It is most often confused with a Showa, as the Sanke is traditionally assumed to be a white Koi, with black (sumi) and and red (hi) markings, whereas a

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The Kohaku Koi

The Kohaku koi is a much treasured and prized Koi and is one of the oldest varieties. It is a white koi with red (hi) markings. Ideally the white should be snow white and the red (hi) should be of an even color – often it is more orange than red. Kohaku are my personal

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