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    Thread: Future Tancho Sanke or Bekko?

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      Future Tancho Sanke or Bekko?

      Hello,
      I picked up this little guy last fall. The koi is around four inches long and its been sitting in the quarantine tank since fall. He was even smaller when I got him in October. It's a cheap $10 domestic koi. Breeder unknown. He has this pink spot on his forehead. It's been fading for the last couple months. At first I thought it might be the brain but it grew a little bit in size and color and then it started to retract. I'm thinking it could disappear completely if it keeps going the way it's going. Have you seen hi that looks this faint linger on well into adulthood? Here's hoping for a bekko.
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      It most likely will completely lose the beni on the head, but from my experience it will always have a brownish color on the head. I do have one that kept a small amount of beni on the head and it is a very poor Tancho Sanke.
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      It'll be a Bekko or maybe even a SU. I think all baby koi have that little "brain cap", which usually goes away when older.
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      Quote Originally Posted by rainblood View Post
      It'll be a Bekko or maybe even a SU. I think all baby koi have that little "brain cap", which usually goes away when older.
      brain cap is not pink dum dum it is dark
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      Apologies to our new MVP ..
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      Nice Bekko's are tough to find. I would rather see the red fade.

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      Well, that is wishful thinking. Hoping that blotch disappears entirely. Then you might have a nice fish.
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      keep us updated with pics on how it turns out

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