Koi Fish For Sale
Optimum Koi's founder & resident Koi expert, Stephen Galgoczy has had a passion for Koi since he was 8 years old. It's from this rich heritage of hands on experience that the company is not only able to breed Koi locally, but also hand pick & successfully import high-quality varieties directly from Japan.
All imported Koi fish are quarantined & KHV tested prior to being sold (Certificates are available on request).
If you are a greenhorn / first timer to Koi keeping, we recommend reading up on the art of Koi keeping to get started.
"All Koi collections begin & end with a Kohaku"
The most common Koi found in all collections. It's characterised by the red (Hi) markings found on it's white skin.
"The most difficult of all Koi to breed"
This tri-coloured variety has red (Hi) & black (Sumi) markings distributed across it's white skin.
"The second of the Tri-Coloured Koi"
The Showa is a black fish with markings of white & red (Hi). It gets it's genetics from the Ki Utsuri & Kohaku.
"The Japanese word utsuri means reflections"
A black fish with white, red / yellow markings. The "reflection" occurs as the black is mirrored by it's other colours.
"The koi with the solitary red patch on it's head"
One of the most highly prized Koi varieties. Finding a Tancho with a perfect red (Hi) marking is very difficult.
"Meaning golden, silvery scales"
The Kinginrin is a Koi variety with two clear rows of metallic (glittering, metal-flake-appearing) scales.