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Thread: Gene's Ogata showa grow out

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    Tosai
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    Gene's Ogata showa grow out

    Koi #62 Info
    Koi size when recieved: 9.0

    Koi size between 10/1/08 and 11/1/08: 11.5

    Koi size between 6/1/09 and 7/1/09: 14.0
    Pond temp when received: 80
    Pond temp at 6 month photo:76
    Pond temp at final photo: 80

    Pond Info
    Gallons:700
    Stocking rate:grossly overstocked
    Filtration:
    Liner Type: concrete
    Turnover rate: 2
    Dimensions:
    Water changes per week: 2
    Amount of water changed %:25%

    Food Info
    Brand and Type fed: Dainichi growth plus, Ogata special

    Owner Info
    Years in hobby:1
    Years buying show koi: 0
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    State:Southern California

    Fun Stuff
    Koi sex guess when received: male
    picked up his pond mate #84 end of July
    Koi name: agent #62
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    Tosai
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    genew418/Ogata/Showa grow out form

    thank you for running this contest did learn, will have a larger pond in future, happy my showa did grow as large as he did, I guess because I did change 10 to 20% 4 days a week at least. Gene

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    Gene I remember this one! it's pattern made me think of ying/yang.
    and it's shiro has cleaned up nicely from the midway pictures.

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    thanks Meg, now that I have a "whole"year under my belt I think I prefer showa with alot more sumi, I couldn't help but buy a showa (Isa) from Andrew's grow out sale maybe 50% sumi & 3 step hi. with this purchase my pond has 15 koi 1 test goldfish, not bragging just a fact this forcing me to start digging for new pond. 15 X 8 X 4 hope I never get cured from this addiction. Gene

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    Quote Originally Posted by genew418 View Post
    thanks Meg, now that I have a "whole"year under my belt I think I prefer showa with alot more sumi, I couldn't help but buy a showa (Isa) from Andrew's grow out sale maybe 50% sumi & 3 step hi. with this purchase my pond has 15 koi 1 test goldfish, not bragging just a fact this forcing me to start digging for new pond. 15 X 8 X 4 hope I never get cured from this addiction. Gene
    Don't worry....no cure has been found yet

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