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    Mike, I understand what you mean, but in fact,...

    Mike, I understand what you mean, but in fact, the name Nanashigoi translates literally to 'koi without name'…Considering how many different variants and colors strike the descendants of Karashigoi...
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    OK, I'll explain with pleasure. Also, I have...

    OK, I'll explain with pleasure. Also, I have already some knowledge on the great improvements that Katsumi did in the eccentric varieties but we will talk with him for more details (just allow me...
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    Hello Brian, please would you accept to keep us...

    Hello Brian, please would you accept to keep us informed of the Karashigoi hybrids' evolution? I would like to see the results of such crossbreedings because I read at Martin Kammerer's website...
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    NNBC/Koi Delux findings

    Here is the breeder Katsumi Fukushima, which is the leader of NNBC (Niigata Nishikigoi Breeders Corporation). He is very nice and moreover very respected among his breeder colleagues in Niigata...
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    Hello, 1) Matsunosuke’s body and magoi...

    Hello,



    1) Matsunosuke’s body and magoi blood

    In the 70s, nishikigoi were becoming pieces of art. Alas, the intense focus of selective and line breeding (though necessary) were really...
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    Hello fellow koi keepers, 1) We know that...

    Hello fellow koi keepers,


    1) We know that breeders maintain certain bloodlines because they appreciate one or more of their specific traits: body shape, color depth and skin quality... It is...
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    Maruju budo koromo evolution

    Hi guys, I wanted to share with you the evolution of my koromo (50cm 3sai Maruju). I'm wondering if it's turning into a goshiki ? Whatsoever still a cool fish but I recently saw a video of the big...
  8. There's 12 air stones in the pond, the lagunage...

    There's 12 air stones in the pond, the lagunage and the filters but also 3 waterfalls. I've cut them for the picture. There's also an ozone device.
  9. Ok, thank you I like these answers. Carp bred...

    Ok, thank you I like these answers.
    Carp bred in my region are not very big or take a lot of years to grow because of the cold climate, it's the same for my dealer. The fish arrived as a nisai +/-...
  10. Question about the size of the corridor part of my pond and a big fish

    Hi guys, I'm planning to buy a new fish for my koi pond : it's a female Hi utsuri now 5sai, 65cm, from marusei. She is really stunning and is still at the dealer's personnal pond (10m3). Well,...
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    OK thanks for the motoguro remark. I was thinking...

    OK thanks for the motoguro remark. I was thinking if it was tejima or real motoguro because one of my sanke had that kind of sumi (profile picture). I have one of my goshiki, an aoki, that is steal...
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    Hi Sorry, I forgot to ask your opinion about...

    Hi

    Sorry, I forgot to ask your opinion about the size and head pattern (red boomerang and development of black pattern) ? Somebody else wants to comment about the general aspect of the fish (I'm...
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    Here is an article about karashigoi (now konishi...

    Here is an article about karashigoi (now konishi produces a lot of karashigoi x ogon koi).


    It's around 17 years since Joji Konshi at Konishi Koi Farm set about to create Karashigoi.
    A few years...
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    bug oups sorry

    bug oups sorry
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    Hi It looks like a kind of lightly metallic...

    Hi
    It looks like a kind of lightly metallic chagoi. I guess it's from a chagoi/karashigoi bloodline because the lower part of tail's fin is reddish. Some people in the USA call it ''golden dust...
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    Yes ! it's good for me ! I thought the same...

    Yes ! it's good for me !
    I thought the same things when I first saw this fish. :o
    The beni is sharped and bright, the shiroji is pure without any shimi, and the sumi is deep and quite glossy with...
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    Please judge this young showa

    http://www.koi-bito.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=41212&stc=1
    Hi guys,

    I'm planning to buy this koi and I would like your opinion about this young Isa showa (male jumbo tosai).

    Thanks...
  18. Aï goromo brutalized during unexpected spawning

    Hi, sorry to bother you again with my problems, but this year is really strange and quite hard for my koi.
    First, my koi tried to spawn 1 month ago but the males didn't push the eggs out of the...
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    Today, I fed them and no problem.Really strange I...

    Today, I fed them and no problem.Really strange I think it's due to the brutal temperature fluctuation that we have in France (bad climate). One day the water is 26°C and two days later it's 15°C ! I...
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    Yes I tried 4 different foods. I also tried with...

    Yes I tried 4 different foods. I also tried with fruit.
    Sometimes the Ochiba eats a lot too much, I think it's full of food (it's a really big and fat koi). I had the same problem with a karashigoi...
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    Koi spitting out the food

    Hi,
    I've another Strange problem with 2 of my big koi (an ochiba and a heisei nishiki). They spit out all their food and I'm pretty sure it's not a problem of taste.
    They look fine from outside. I...
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    Yep, it's a very nice shusui, you can be proud of...

    Yep, it's a very nice shusui, you can be proud of it. I believe that this koi will keep a stable bluish grey =)
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    Hi, I know that there's a kind of complete blue...

    Hi, I know that there's a kind of complete blue shusui, that is very old, named Zuiun (auspicious clouds). All blue shusui are not valuable for koi show but they can be nice fishes for your pond. I...
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    Thanks, it's really one of my favourite koi and...

    Thanks, it's really one of my favourite koi and the most friendly. When I bought it, I remember that it was a very thin and hungry koi. It was in a store of gardening so the fish was mistreated. He...
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    Akame Karashigoi strange scale

    Hi,
    Recently I noticed that after the healing of a small carp pox spot, my karashigoi had something like a translucid scale. It's quite metallic.
    I don't know why it became like that. Any idea ?...
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