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    Tosai hyon's Avatar
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    Question will the HI improve?

    hi there ..

    i bought a koi this morning and one of them was this one.
    its 6inch length tancho, my question is will the red on its head improve?
    its colored pink.

    here are some of its shoots.
    (SO SORRY FOR THE PICTURE DONT HAVE A GOOD CAMERA)*
    will the HI improve?-dup-01-img_20130904_204644.jpgwill the HI improve?-dup-01-img_20130904_204658.jpgwill the HI improve?-dup-01-img_20130904_204704.jpg

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    Sorry, the beni is going away. Buying Tosai tancho is a risky business as they stress easily and the beni goes away. If you can't resist, try and purchase something that has black in it so your sanke becomes bekko and your showa becomes shiro utsuro. NO KOHAKUS!!!

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    good advice

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    Quote Originally Posted by dick benbow View Post
    Sorry, the beni is going away. Buying Tosai tancho is a risky business as they stress easily and the beni goes away. If you can't resist, try and purchase something that has black in it so your sanke becomes bekko and your showa becomes shiro utsuro. NO KOHAKUS!!!
    ow? :/ so sad .. i just bought a food color enhancer for kois. so sad to hear that it wont improve
    ill just try to sell this to another newbie to refund the money i used for it

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    take a page out of the active salesman's handbook when you sell it. Don't call it a shiro muji (which it will be) referr to it as yuki or snow koi, how about snowflake No two are the same? LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by dick benbow View Post
    take a page out of the active salesman's handbook when you sell it. Don't call it a shiro muji (which it will be) referr to it as yuki or snow koi, how about snowflake No two are the same? LOL
    ill just say that its a rare type of koi. since it still has the pink spot on its head =D
    i bought this because i was hoping the red spot would still appear, hahaha ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by hyon View Post
    ill just say that its a rare type of koi. since it still has the pink spot on its head =D
    i bought this because i was hoping the red spot would still appear, hahaha ..
    Don't worry,we've ALL done it ! A good friend of mine asked me around 6 weeks ago to look at his new kohaku . I said 'you have a very nice Doitsu Sanke'
    He said 'what about the other one the Kohaku' I replied 'both of them are Sanke' He had missed some very faint beni that will come. NICE BODY SHAPE THOUGH.

    Don't beat your self up, just move on and smile about it !

    Brian

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    In general if you ask yourself "Will the hi improve?"...the answer is generally: No. No it will not. That seems kind of a simple answer but as you learn more about hi you'll learn its more about trying to maintain hi than improving it.
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