Size: 4" - 6"
Fin Type: Butterfly
Type: Matsukawa bakke
Lucky Koi: Many cultures believe that by adding black colored koi to your pond it bring about good luck. In fact, some cultures see black koi and the black color in general as being capable promoting contemplation and the overcoming of obstacles, as well as bringing wealth and prosperity into one’s life.
A rough translation of Matsukawa bakke is matsu is pine, kawa is river, bakke is changeable or variable. It was used to describe the koi that was bred in a villiage in a pine forest next to the river that changed it's pattern. These black koi have an ever changing color pattern that evolves with the temperature of your water and the changing seasons.