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  • Matt & Tracy's Dainichi Hotaru Sanke GO

    This is where we will log the information on our Hotaru Sanke GO. We got #1 listed.

    Size: 32cm

    Our fish is going to spend a little time in two different places, so I will post them both. She is going to spend about three months in the Q-tank.

    Q-tank:

    9' x 9' = 2,000 gallons
    1 retro bottom drain with air
    Ultima II 2,000 bead filter
    EA pod
    Sequence 4,200 pump
    Tank heater
    AV 20 air pump
    Full spectrum lighting
    and a window for our pleasure

    Stocking:

    1: 32cm Sanke
    1: 26cm Kohaku
    1: 28cm Showa
    May be adding one or two more depending on activity.

    Food:

    Saki-Hikari/Hi-silk 21/Izeki/Krill/Hi-fang wheat germ/and some home-made food

    Water Changes:

    10% every 2-3 days




    She will be spending the rest of her time in the main pond:

    23' x 12' x 6' approx 12,000 gallons
    2 koi toilets with air feeding into 2 sieves to 2 Nexus 300's with eazy's returning to the pond
    1 savio skimmer feeding into 1 cetus sieve then to a 4.25 Alpha I bead filter to a W Lim 120 HO UV light
    4 150 air pumps
    5 water pumps
    4TPRs
    Natural gas heating system to keep them happy this winter

    Stocking:

    1: 29" Sanke
    1: 29" Ochiba
    1: 30" Chagoi
    1: 24" GR Tancho Showa
    1: 23" Chagoi
    1: 25" Showa
    1: 25" Shiro Utsuri
    1: 16" Tancho Kohaku
    1: 18" GR Goshiki
    1: 18" Kohaku
    1: 25" Kohaku
    1: 24" Kigoi
    1: 12" budo goromo

    Food:

    Saki-Hikari/Hi-silk 21/Izeki/Krill/Hi-fang wheat germ/and some home-made food

    Water Changes:

    10% weekly
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  • #2

    that is a cool QT! love the glass viewing port.

    that is a serious pond.

    this is going to be fun seeing your sanke develop in it.

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    • #3

      Holy crapparoo Matt! I am glad you are representing the Pac NW and not the Texans! Whew! You are gonna get some serious growth out of that sanke.

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      • #4

        nice setup... cool window in the qt.

        good luck...
        Whoever said you can't buy happiness didn't know about Koi

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