These Are The 3 Best Types Of Koi Fish

Koi fish is said to have the element most considered to bring good luck in Feng Shui rules. Koi fish symbolizes wealth, happy relationships, and good luck. You can apply things related to koi fish starting from painting to directly maintain it in the pond. Koi is also easy to maintain because the koi food is not difficult to get and it is easy to adjust to the environment. Koi fish are considered soft and tame fish. There is no leader in the koi group, and there is not a rough stud that disturbs the female koi. The old koi will not torture the newcomer koi. Koi fish are also believed to be legendary swimmers and can swim against the flow.

Looking at its characteristics, it’s no wonder that this fish is symbolized as career success and high achievement. This fish is also believed to be able to provide good luck for students and people who work. When there are many types of fish that exist in the world and many also sell them.


The first type of koi is Kohaku. Kohaku koi has a white base color and a big red hue above it. The type of Kohaku koi is also distinguished based on the shape of the pattern on its back. First, Maruten has a white base and a round pattern on its head and back. Second, the Nidan has two features along the back, also Inazuma which only has one pattern along its back with lightning-shaped spots.

However, many koi fans feel that Kohaku is too similar to carp.


Sanke is a type of koi that attracts attention. One type of Sanke koi fish has a white base color combined with red and black patterns. Koi Sanke fish is said to be of high quality if this fish has a color pattern like Kohaku, but there are complementary colors like black.

Many also say that this Sanke Sanke looks almost similar to Kohaku. What distinguishes the two is the red pattern on the Sanke’s back usually combined with black.


The third type of koi is Showa. This is the best type of koi among other koi fish. Showa is included in one of the types of koi fish that are famous among hobbyists. Although in color it looks similar to Sanke, the difference is that the color of the pattern is the opposite of the sanke, where the showa pattern will show white and red that cover the black base color.

In addition, unlike the sanke, the black color on the showa can also cover the head. Interestingly, in some types of high-quality showa, the style can look like a lightning sign. In fact, not infrequently it will look like a flower.