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PostSubject: Purachina or Ogon   Purachina or Ogon Icon_minitimeThu Apr 02, 2009 7:42 pm

Hi all,

This is my first post here,

I have bben keeping koi for about 6 odd years now, so i am still a baby in this hobby. LOL

I am also a sakks member and am thoroughly passionate about koi.

Ok my question.

What is the difference between purachina and platinum ogon??

Thanks

David
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PostSubject: Re: Purachina or Ogon   Purachina or Ogon Icon_minitimeFri Apr 03, 2009 9:41 am

Hi David,

There is no difference!

Parachina:
"A white metallic Koi, also known as a Platinum Ogon (Hikarimono)"
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PostSubject: .   Purachina or Ogon Icon_minitimeFri Apr 03, 2009 10:44 am

Thanks Pieter,

Thats what i thought. Purachina means Platinum in some language or the other?

Spanish?
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PostSubject: Re: Purachina or Ogon   Purachina or Ogon Icon_minitimeFri Apr 03, 2009 2:29 pm

David,

I think Purachina is Japanese!
Pronuciation;
PRA-CHIN-A, meaning Platinum.
Ogon - OH-GONE, meaning Gold.

The first Platinum Ogon was bred on 1963 by Mr. Tadao Yoshioko as a result of pairing a Ki-goi (Non metallic bright Yellow Koi) with a Nezu Ogon (A silver grey Koi with a dull metallic lustre)
This variety was originally called Shirogane, which means White Gold.
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