Your first glimpse of a koi will probably be a red-and-white fish, one o the popular and widely availble variety called Kohaku. When you take up the koi hobby, you’ll discover more than 100 different “patterns” among these stunning ornamental carp. This book explores them all.
The opening section traces the rise of the koi hobby, provides advice on buying and feeding koi, and introduces the facinating aspects of breeding and showing. The main part of the book features all the major koi colour varieties, conveniently presented in their “show” groupings.
- Hard Cover – 75 pages!
- The Best Koi – Stunning colour photographs show the best varieties – mano of them prize-winning fish.
- Japanese Breeders – Valuable information on top breeders and bloodlines in Japan – the true home of koi.
- Buying Advice – How to buy healthy fish and keep them in good condition in your own koi pond.
- Colourful Graphics – Clear illustrations highlight patterns and colours to help you recognize different varieties.