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    leaving first thing in the morning to arrive in...

    leaving first thing in the morning to arrive in haneda for 5am saturday
    shower and breakfast then to the show

    see you all there
    simon
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    so is anyone visiting the show in tokyo ...

    so is anyone visiting the show in tokyo

    usually there is good numbers of people from europe/america and asia
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    no this koi show is an open show run by the...

    no this koi show is an open show
    run by the shinkokai breeders/dealers organisation
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    All japan koi show 2012

    SO 10 DAYS TO GO
    to the best koi show on Earth,
    where's the excitement almost no chat on the main event anywhere?

    Anyone from outside Japan on here going?

    I personally can't wait to see...
  5. Thread: decrease the pH

    by simon
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    you should be considering a ph of around 7.0 -...

    you should be considering a ph of around 7.0 - 7.6 here in the uk we use reverse osmosis units to bring our equally high ph water down to something much more suitable for Nishikigoi
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    all japan koi show

    Hi all can someone clarify
    that once a koi has won the all japan koi show it can not win it again. I know Loulan did this but is this current rules that a koi can only win once.
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    fry this year from omosako koi farm, 2 showa and...

    fry this year from omosako koi farm, 2 showa and shiro utsuri pics taken from 2nd selection.
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    hi every body, i need your help

    A couple of things I'd say
    one the ratio of 1 cement to 1 sand is not very good, you might think that it will be stronger but in fact its not a mix of 4 sand to 1 cement is normal for mortar to lays...
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    young champion

    sorry don't have more photo's of the winners check the south east section website
    SE2009Show Results
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    Brian, it was good to see you again, but you owe...

    Brian, it was good to see you again, but you owe me at least a photograph with me in it. As I suffered your cold for the last three days I think. Joking a side I havent got any pics of the day...
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    I'm pretty keen on the Oase skimmer as well. They...

    I'm pretty keen on the Oase skimmer as well. They have the best weir for true skimming action due to the neoprene side flaps. Water can only get into the skimmer over the edge & not through the sides...
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    this is mine I brought her from a hobbyist in...

    this is mine I brought her from a hobbyist in japan from shimane prefecture. she is 95cm and the weight no idea but the combined box weight and water was some 100 lbs +.
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    i have one expierance with a large ochiba shigure...

    i have one expierance with a large ochiba shigure female for 6 -7 months the brown on the fish is very weak and washy a very light caramel colour. This is when she is developing eggs. Once she spawns...
  14. Hi all, just to add, that you are not alone, my...

    Hi all,
    just to add, that you are not alone, my friend has just expieranced the beni falling off his koi, but its only effected three sanke, from one breeder. two koi were maruten sankes and of a...
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    Everything mentioned ubove is bang on. I just...

    Everything mentioned ubove is bang on. I just imported 100 tosai from japan that have just got over sleeping sickness, but soon cured with salt and heat. However I would add that the symtoms does...
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    matsue

    Brian got there before me, on the info about the hobbyist, I think you have purchased a kohaku from Matsue nishikigoi center in Matsue not takigawa koi farm hiroshima. I was there in March and they...
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    just to throw a spanner in the works I thought...

    just to throw a spanner in the works I thought you might like to see the developement photo's of Musashi from Omosako, the pics are from when she is yonsai. They kept her just because of her body...
  18. Thread: KHV in Niigata?

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    khv rumours

    just to run a few things past you guys, I'am pretty sure that the japanese authorities dont recognise the Elisa blood test at the moment, and rely on the PCR method which of course has limitations. ...
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    help with my ranchu

    Guys, he was actually brought from Matsue Nishikigoi centre (Lizuka) in shimane prefecture, I took alot of stick for that, they sent it free of charge. I think because I payed the price in humour for...
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    my first ranchu

    wanted to share my first ranchu with you all, I brought it in Japan in november from a very famous kohaku breeder, can anyone have a guess as who it may of been. They found it funny that I wanted...
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    A deep red spot in the centre of each scale from...

    A deep red spot in the centre of each scale from head to tail of the koi is a character to Tomoin Kohaku linage. It is called " Hoshi " meaning star. From the age of 3-4 and onwards this type of Hi...
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    bakki shower

    This is what I would do
    transfer the vortex into a static K1 chamber from the bottom drain with the 15000 l pump feeding the new bacci shower. If using 2 inch pressure pipe you should have limited...
  23. lets hope Carolyn we will have many more...

    lets hope Carolyn we will have many more conversations and more beer at Momo. I still cant believe green tea can give you a hang over. ha ha
  24. Here's my pics, not just of the 1500 ton so...

    Here's my pics, not just of the 1500 ton so enjoy. these were taken in september. Hopefuly wont be long until I can get back there.
  25. fok motor

    hi Keokoi
    if you are going to Momotaro auction this september, I can bring new Motor for you they are 45.00 here in the uk, if you have no luck getting them.
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