This weeks Koi variety is called Ogon which means a solid one color metallic Koi. They come in the following:
Yamabuki, Orenji, Purachina, Nezu, Mukashi,and Matsuba
All of these types can come in different hues of color (lighter or darker) . These also come in Gin Rin (diamond scaled) and also in Doisu (scaleless or leather skinned) . The Doisu version of Matsuba will have a scaled pattern of scales running down the back of the Koi. This scaled pattern is referred to as a ladder.
Yamabuki (Yellow) Mukashi (Dark Gold/Bronze/Silver)
Orenji (Orange) Nezu (Silver Grey)
Purachina (Platinum) Matsuba Ogon (Net patterned)
Below are the pictures of these varieties:
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Other varieties in Metallic- Scaled and Doitsu:
Yamatonishiki Kin Showa
Hariwake Kin Utsuri’s