Aka Bekko

Aka Bekko are a red skinned Koi with a black stepping stone pattern. They are like the
Shiro Bekko, but their skin color is vibrant red. The sumi (black) pattern on the Aka Bekko should be balanced
and have sharp edges. Aka Bekko are somewhat rarer than its cousin, the Shiro Bekko.

 

Aka Bekko Koi

 

 

The sumi may change as the fish grows.

Be careful when selecting an Aka Bekko, look for any small black dots, these will only get worse
as the Koi ages. If you have the chance, see if you can find a older brother or sister to the Koi that
you are looking at and then study it to see how it has developed.

 

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