Origin: Amur & Red River in Eastern Asia
Scientific Name: Cyprinus rubrofuscus
Koi are the domesticated version of the Amur carp.
They can reach up to 3 feet in length. The size of the fish depends on it’s living conditions.
In Japanese culture, it is the koi symbolizes wealth, prosperity, love, success and good fortune.
Koi can hibernate during the winter. They swim to the bottom of the pond where temperatures are warmer and remain dormant until the weather improves.
Koi usually live 25 to 30 years, but in good conditions, they can live over 100 years!