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Tancho Kohaku

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Play It Koi - Koi Fish

Regular price $55.00

Tancho Kohaku, the most common type of Tancho. This is is a very popular variation of the Kohaku, with the Hi (red) pattern only appearing on the head. The Hi should be circular and should be centered of the Koi's head. There should be no other Hi on the body at all.

The Tancho Koi are one of the Japanese' favorite types of Koi. It is because this pattern looks like their national flag and the red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis). Every Koi collector needs at least one Tancho in their collection.

Important - Please read before purchase: We are currently not shipping koi. If you decide to purchase online, please call us at (844) 752-9485 or email us at before you checkout to guarantee availability. On a weekly basis (every Saturday) we update our inventory lists and quantities to reflect current stock. However, as we have shipments arriving from Japan as well as customers coming in and buying every day of the week, availability may vary. Once you contact us, we will check the availability and reserve your fish, otherwise these fish are on a first come, first serve basis. Also, please note that the Images on this page are intended only to give you a visual representation of what the breed generally looks like and are not pictures of the koi you are purchasing. we have way too many to choose from and updating these constantly is not realistic. I can send you actual pictures upon request but we encourage you to stop by to store to see in person (

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Trung N.
United States United States
Koi fish

Great selection and service! Ben is great to work with I highly recommended.

Cheryl W.
United States United States
The Magnificent Seven

Today we purchased a: Tancho Kohaku, Asagi, Sanke, Shusui, Ki Utsuri, Yamabuki Ogon and Hariwaki Yambuki. These Koi are absolutely beautiful! They are currently exploring their new home. Cheryl & I like to name our babies. We are already noticing personality differences. We are soo excited to welcome these to our family. We have been avid Koi caretakers for 20 years.

Hao P.
super customer service skill

This is my second time to stop by the Playitkoi store. I love koi fish from Ben' pond, they are beautiful and healthy. I bought 10 fish in two days...The owner is very nice and he has super customer service will like him and his fish!

William C.
United States United States
Gang of four

I recently got for Koi. A Tancho Kohoku, a Doitsu kin showa, a Doitsu, and a Kigoi. They were a little overwhelmed going into a big pond but are starting to explore. Each one is a beautiful example of its variety. I am new to having a Koi pond and Ben has been great getting me up to speed.

Aaron W.
Loved my experience with Play It Koi

Loved my experience with Play it Koi. Ben is very knowledgeable and friendly. Their selection is extensive, pricing is excellent and the fish are obviously well cared for. Highly recommend.