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Red-eared Slider and Western Painted

  • Japanese Koi

  • Koi are abundant in the pond at Kasugai Gardens in Kelowna British COlumbia
  • Different types of koi fish are classified by their patterning, scalations and coloration. Koi fish come in many different colors. A few of the main ones are blue, yellow, purple, white, and black. On the scales of a koi, it is possible to see a metallic gleam. This is what's called Gin Rin. Also, there are types of koi that have no scales. Scaleless kois are usually called Doitsu.