Koi Carp Varieties Guide

Koi Carp Varieties and Colour Guide Koi Carp all come under the species Cyprinus capio, but there are many different Koi carp varieties. The variety names are japanese and are words that describe the colour, pattern or scales of each group. We’ve put together the most popular varieties below. Kohaku A little bit of history- […]

Live Bearing Fish

Known as Livebearers, or Ovoviviparous, the female fish are inseminated internally.  The fish then retain the eggs in the body and give birth to live young. The main four varieties seen in the fish trade are Swords, Platies, Mollies and Guppies.  In all four varieties many colour variations have been developed.  Also there are hi-fin, […]

Kohaku- Koi Varieties

A little bit of history on the Kohaku- Koi originate from the common carp. First bred as far back as 1888 it was one of the first varieties developed and still today is considered the most important. Colour Patterns- Kohaku are a white Koi with red markings and perhaps the best known and most popular […]