SIX OF THE BEST KOI

Ricky Stod­dart im­ports Ja­panese Koi with his com­pany Koi Whole­sale. Here he looks at the va­ri­eties that are most in de­mand at the mo­ment — and some of them may sur­prise you!

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A look at the va­ri­eties that are most in de­mand at the mo­ment — and some of them may sur­prise you!

The gen­eral per­cep­tion in the Koi world is that the most pop­u­lar va­ri­eties fall within the Gosanke cat­e­gory, in­clud­ing Ko­haku, Sanke and Showa. But while these va­ri­eties may dom­i­nate within the Koi show cir­cuit and among the small mi­nor­ity of top hob­by­ists, within the ‘real’ world of Koi keep­ing, trends come and go each year.

Here are six of the most pop­u­lar va­ri­eties that I’ve been sell­ing for the past cou­ple of years, based on de­mand and sales vol­ume.

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