Which Young “Kohaku” To Buy? 


If you ever find yourself wanting to buy (or given the opportunity to buy) a young Kohaku (a Koi variety that has a white — or “shiro” — body with red — or “aka” — markings, or “hi”, across its body), the “best buys” are the ones with the most red markings on their backs, because as they grow “older”, the reddish growth will eventually “break open” and shrink.


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