|Quick Statistics - Utsurimono Koi
Native To: Asia
Food: Commercial koi food such as pellets
Adult Size: more than 12"
Temperature: 65° - 78°F
Care Level: Somewhat easy
Scientific Name: Cyprinus carpio
Lifespan: More than 10 years
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.
Utsurimono koi has black color with yellow, red, and white markings. This koi variety was thought to have been developed in the 19th century.