The Kohaku koi is one of the most popular Koi in Japan and were imported from Asia as a high quality breed of koi. These are the most commonly known koi fish. With a snowy white body and red orange markings that have an outline covering the head and body give the Kohaku a very memorable color pattern. The “Hi” markings on these koi often cover around 50 to 70 percent. Kohaku, Showa and Sank ear known as the “Gosanke” which in translation means the 3 familes. The enthusiast in the United States refer to them as the big three. These three koi are a must have for any koi enthusiast.