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    Thread: Ochiba - My champion

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      SimonW is offline Senior Member
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      Ochiba - My champion

      Yet another strong survivor. Probably my best koi, though male. Its brown color seems to be receding, but it has been like this since I got it 2 years ago. I love his sparkles on his head under the Sun, and his distinct brown scales on both sides.

      I happened to hurt his tail when I just got him, now it is recovering. Probably never be perfect again.

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      Update:

      Those pictures were taken just before I moved him from the in-door over-wintering tank to the out-door pond. He has been in that tank for about 8 months.

      After less than 10 days out-doors all the distinct brown scales on his sides have grown together in color to form complete patches. I read that the natural Sun-light can make the color more intensive, and it is hereby confirmed.

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      Very beautiful. Its got a great body for a male. Im partial to Ochibas. My oldest is a 10yo ochiba that turned into a chagoi over the course of her life

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