butterfly Koi infection or what?

slook(6a st. kitts on)June 23, 2006

I have 2 butterfly Koi that I purchased last year. They are yellow in colour and now are begining to have orange spots on them. Is this normal or are they infected by something?

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How big are the koi? When the koi are young their colors can change.


    Bookmark   June 23, 2006 at 7:34PM
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Slook, It is not at all uncommon for yellow fish to develop orange spots on them. As long as the spots are orange and not red I don't think there is a problem. But keep an eye on them and if the spots start to look red than take a closer look.

    Bookmark   June 24, 2006 at 10:09PM
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It is VERY common for a Yamabuki to develop orage spots...black spots can also pop up as well.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2006 at 12:17PM
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