A collection of Koi-related terms collected by members over the years. Please, if we are missing any or any corrections that need to be made, let us know by dropping us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Harvest. Nishikigoi are raised IN farms. Ikeage IS the EVENT of harvesting koi FROM the ponds.
Lightning hi pattern.
One of a kind.
Unbroken red. Continuous hi pattern WITH NO break FROM head TO tail.
The pigment cells responsible FOR metallic.
Degree of color intensity.
TO bring OUT color. Acheived BY good husbandry
Collective name FOR ALL metallic koi
Stonewall effect AS seen IN doitsu varieties WHERE the scales are scattered ON the body IN a random matter, a fault. See also aragoi AND yoroi.
This refers TO the body shape of the koi AND here it IS of the OLD german carp TYPE, deep. It has regained SOME popularity IN recent years, but IS still NOT greatly favored.