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Old 03-18-2019, 04:00 PM   #1
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Is this fish worth a lot?

I found this fish in the assorted bin at a pet store an is absolutely my favorite fish (my favorite colors being orange and blue). My friend saw my pathetic attempt at a pond and said that he could be worth a lot of money some day. Any koi experts who can see if this may be true? Keep in mind that I am not a professional koi photographer and he is very fast and squirmy when I was trying to get the out of water pic. Thanks!Click image for larger version

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I have absolutely no experience with koi or ponds, but a quick search came up with pictures of Shusui koi that look similar to yours.

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Yes for sure it could grow and be valuable.

Birds and Raccoons will eat them right up so be really cautious and I would keep a net on the small pond. That is a great find. Whether it is a specific kind of Koi or not just the pattern and color combo would make someone pay good money. Love it!

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Agree looks like a shusui similar to here: Varieties of Koi | Champion Nishikigoi
Love the light blue color!
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At that size its not very valuable. Probably in the $20-30 range. When it get to 12" or so it will be worth somewhere around $100.
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