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    Nishikigoi terminology

    Anybody feel the need to supplement us. We have



    1 Tosai

    2 Nissai

    3 Sansai

    4 Yonsai



    At present we donít have the need for more than up to twelve but a site where it could bee found would bee appreciated.
    Tone - Truls -Petter
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    1. Tosai
    2. Nisai
    3. Sansai
    4. Yonsai
    5. Gosai
    6. Rokusai
    7. Nanasai
    8. Hassai
    9. Kyusai
    10. Jusai
    11. Juissai
    12. Junisai


    Hope that helps.
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    Tanks for the swift and god responses from both off you

    Who long is it Tosai?

    0-24 months?

    12-24monts?

    We would call a Nishikigoi at 26 months Nissai is this the right way of interpretation?
    Tone - Truls -Petter
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    After hatching and making through the period of being fry, koi younger than 12 months are referred to as tosai.

    After 1 full year of life, they are called nisai. People here will refer to tosai that have overwintered and coming upon their first birthday in the springtime as "ake-nisai".
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