We have a large stock of Koi Carp at all times, in all sizes and varieties,
Here are some of our best sellers...
It is important to remember that some fish like Koi Carp grow very large and will soon fill a small pond.
Showa koi are typically called "black fish with red and white markings." This is because the Showa koi's base color (the color of the belly, the mouth, and the base of the pectoral fins) is black.
'Utsuri' is the term applied to a koi that has a single base color of white (shiro utsuri), or red (hi utsuri), or yellow (ki utsuri). Over this base color are black markings that 'wrap' around the body (going below the lateral line) as well as extend into the head.
A metallic koi of one color only. (hikarimono ??). The most commonly encountered colors are gold, platinum, and orange. Cream specimens exist but are very rare. Ogon compete in the Kawarimono category and the Japanese name means "Gold." The variety was created by Sawata Aoki in 1946 from wild carp he caught in 1921. Recently the metallic skinned Ogon is being crossed with ginrin scaled fish to create the ginrin Ogon with metallic skin and sparkling (metal flake) scales.
A white koi with red pattern .Kohaku are still the most popular koi variety in Japan and potentially the most valuable.