The Goshiki Koi literally means 5 colors. It was developed by crossing the Asagi with the Kohaku giving it a striking net like pattern. The five colors represented are white, red, blue, black, and grey. Variations would be the Gin Rin Goshiki and the Tancho Goshiki.
Fall is upon us with the days growing shorter and the leaves just starting to turn.
This is the time to start preparing the koi pond for the winter months ahead. As
the water temperature drops the metabolism of the koi pond starts slowing down...
The sound of water flowing down a shallow stream or over a waterfall is like natures
relaxing music. It also adds biological filtration and oxygen to the water. Creating
a waterfall or stream that looks natural is easier than you might think...
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