shusui koi

shusui koi

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

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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

shusui koi wiki

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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shusui koi kanji

yellow shusui koi

shusui koi blue and black

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butterfly shusui koi

 butterfly shusui koi

platinom 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.

shusui koi people ask

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.

Learn more about different types of koi

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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