Category Archives: Koi Carp and Pond Fish Information

Information on Koi Carp and Pond Fish.

Sanke- Koi Varieties

The word Sanke means tri-colour. A little bit of history on the Sanke It is not known exactly when the first sanke was bred but they were first recorded between 1912 and 1926. They have changed dramatically over the years from having a striped appearance to the many patterns found today. Sanke Colours One of […]

What happens at a Koi centre during the winter?

Well it’s official, the heating is on, thick jumpers are required and I’ve even spotted that warm winter hats are here, that’s right winter is upon us! Winter arriving means Koi sales end and all the ‘out of season’ jobs begin. So what does winter look like for the Koi team at ATYD? First thing […]

Koi Carp Varieties Guide

Koi Carp Varieties 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- First bred as […]

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 […]

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