|Quick Statistics - Kohaku Koi
Native To: Asia
Food: Commercial koi food including pellets and live prey
Adult Size: more than 12"
Temperature: 65° - 78°F
Care Level: Relatively easy
Scientific Name: Cyprinus carpio
Lifespan: 10 years or more
Environment: Freshwater pond fish. An aquarium doesn't provide adequate space for a koi since some can weigh as much as 40 lbs and grow to several feet in length.
The Kohaku koi variety is mainly white in color with bright red markings across the very top of its body.
This koi variety was one the first koi to have been developed. The origin of this Kohaku koi dates back to around 1888.