In the article 'Time Is Your Ally,' I use a gin rin showa as a case study to highlight that we shouldn't be impatient when it comes to koi development, things take time and it's very easy to move on a good koi too soon.
The owners, Michelle & Darren, recently sent over a video to show the development of the showa, now measuring some 55cm.
The photo below gives a brief summary of the timeline but for the full article click here:
Thanks again to Michelle and Darren and Ken at The Koi Collection for allowing me to use this as an example.
Updated video below.