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2020 June Newsletter



Sanke Koi FishSanke tend to change their markings as they mature, which is why some koi owners confuse their Sanke to be a Kohaku.

How can I tell if my koi is a Sanke?

  • PURE white base color.
  • Red & black markings above the lateral line of fish.
  • Lower portion of the lateral line should be all white.
  • Little or no black on the head.
  • Black markings should be balanced and have a deep contrast to the red/white.
  • Fins are either clear, have black stripes, or have black marks located on the tip of the fins or closer to the body.

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