Koi Dictionary

© Servaas de Kock and Ronnie Watt

Revised: January 2013

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⇔ Term⇔ Definition

mado-aki

White ground breaking through into the hi marking as a distinctive window. "few scales appear in relief - a fault"

Magnesium sulphate

treatment for parasites inter alia

Magoi

Early brown-black or blue-black coloured carp.

maki-agari

Pattern extending from the abdomen upwards.

maki-komi

Pattern extending from the back downwards.

Malachite Green

chemical used in treatment of certain protozoan parasites

Malathion

organophosphate insecticide

Mameshibori-Goshiki

Alternative name for Kindai-Goshiki.

maruten

A hi marking on the head, more or less round and separated from the rest of the hi pattern.

maruzome

kiwa that stands in relief on the edges of the scale.