Shusui was the first Doitsu variety of koi and are one of the only two blue koi! They are a Doitsu (scale-less) version of Asagi.
The absence of scales on this koi can give off a beautiful blue color. Having Hi marks on the cheeks, head, body and fins are wonderful for this koi.
ki shusui koi
Ki Shusui koi variety. Ki Shusui. Shusui have been crossbred between Doitsu Koi and Asagi
blue shusui koi fish
A breathtaking Shusui. This koi has a stunning pastel blue lustre, with fiery red underbelly and mesmerising slate blue zip linear scales along the dorsal line
Shūsui (秋翠) means “autumn green”; the Shūsui was created in 1910 by Yoshigoro Akiyama（秋山 吉五郎, by crossing Japanese Asagi with German mirror carp.
shusui koi meaning
Shusui, meaning “autumn water” in Japanese, are the Doitsu or mirror-scaled cousin of the Asagi Koi. Rather than the pure white being preferred over all else, the proper head pattern is determined by the pattern of the red and blue on the body of the Koi.
blue shusui koi
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yellow shusui koi
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shusui koi color change
A magic fish, the pattern is highly variable and can change dramatically over a short time. Their spectacular colors and patterns
asagi shusui koi varieties
breeding shusui koi
types of shusui koi
Among the types of Shusui are “Hana (Flower),” “Hi” and “Ki Shusui”. Hana Shusui are koi with round red markings on the sides (between the back scales and the lateral line). Hi Shusui are koi whose Hi spreads over the back. Ki Shusui have yellow instead of red colouring.
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How do you pick a shusui koi?
The head of Shusui should be a white or pale blue-ish colour, just like that of the Asagi. The head should be clear of any discolouration or spots.
Large extending red cheeks are common. When it comes to the body of the Shusui koi, there are no specifics to look for when it comes to pattern.
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