ochiba shigure

Ochiba Shigure, commonly referred to as Ochiba, combine the brown/bronze of Chagoi with the silver/grey of Soragoi. The name Ochiba Shigure translates as “autumn leaves falling on water”, a reference to the silver and bronze pattern. Variations of Ochiba include Gin Rin Ochiba and Doitsu Ochiba.

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ginrin ochiba shigure

Gin Rin Ochiba Shigure A newer variety,
this striking koi has reflective scales (“Gin
Rin”) that give it a sparkling appearance.

ginrin ochiba shigure

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ochiba shigure, color development

Ochiba shigure color/pattern development. I love this pattern with its ‘netted’ design and splotches of color. I also like asagi very much

do female gin rin ochiba shigure breed in ponds

ochiba shigure butterfly koi

ochiba shigure butterfly koi
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This is a butterfly version of ochiba shigure koi

gin rin ochiba shigure

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koiphen ochiba shigure

ochiba shigure koi for sale

do female gin rin ochiba shigure breed naturally in decorative ponds

maruten ochiba shigure

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This is an ochiba with maruten formation pattern

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ochiba shigure People also ask

What is a Ochiba shigure?
The name Ochiba shigure means “autumn leaves falling on water”, which aptly describes the brown pattern on the grey blue body.

What makes a good Ochiba koi?
A Good Ochiba You want the base color to be consistent with good scale reticulation. No scales should be misaligned. You want a good contrast between the base color and the patterned plate of the other colors on the back. This pattern should be pleasing to the eye, and more importantly balanced looking.

What is an Ochiba koi?
Ochiba (also known as Ochiba Shigure) are a fairly new variety of Koi, created in the mid-90’s by cross breeding Chagoi with Sorogoi. The result is a Koi with a Silver/Grey background or base skin colour, overlaid with striking patterns of Bronze/Gold.

Are Ochiba koi friendly?
Being bred from two of the most friendly kinds of Japanese Koi, the Ochiba Koi fish is one of the friendliest Koi breeds. Many Koi collectors introduce Ochiba into their Koi ponds for the express purpose of encouraging the pond’s population to be more sociable.

What does 落ち葉 (Ochiba) mean in Japanese? ; 落葉 ; defoliation noun ; 落葉 ; fallen leaves color noun ; 落ち葉.

Author: Giovanni Carlo

I am a koi fish keeper and breeder a husband of beautiful wife Maybel and beautiful daughter May Carl I have been in fish keeping hobby for over 35 years. Like many kids in the 80's We catch fish in the rivers and canals and kept it in the "pasong" local visayan name for pond. or a large mayo bottle since We don't have aquariums yet on that time. decades later their is a small petshop open in my place and that starts me from buying aquarium and fishes that are sold in the pet store decades later start growing goldfish and koi fish until today.

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