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  1. Add another 1-2 degrees without the misters.

    Add another 1-2 degrees without the misters.
  2. Thread: feeding routine

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    Could kois being sluggish be due to high feed...

    Could kois being sluggish be due to high feed volume assuming that temperature is perfect and kois being active due to them being hungry?
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    Hi Yerrag, this is direct from the pond so no...

    Hi Yerrag, this is direct from the pond so no other prefilters, however I have another 4 chamber (up down system) being fed by the bottom drains and there are brushes and Jap mats in there.
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    DIY Sieve filter for bakki shower

    Just sharing my diy sieve filter for the bakki shower.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2-_Yfz8DQ4

    Basic components

    http://www.koi-bito.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=40928&stc=1
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    Not sure if its a trait but this fellow is giving...

    Not sure if its a trait but this fellow is giving me the runaround haha
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    Here's a Matsunosuke Sanke bought in Aug at 18cm...

    Here's a Matsunosuke Sanke bought in Aug at 18cm and today around 40cm. Its quite interesting to watch how they grow fat-long-fat-long in that sequence at every 10cm intervals haha

    ...
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    Simply awesome Adam. Mike has summarized the body...

    Simply awesome Adam. Mike has summarized the body shape very well and I would like to add that I love the patterns on them. Good job.
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    Thanks Mike still learning and yes its a male. I...

    Thanks Mike still learning and yes its a male. I have no luck selecting female tosais haha. Got this one for $100 and I hope it will start putting on girth once it passes the 60cm mark.

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    Here's another Maruyama Kohaku bought back in May...

    Here's another Maruyama Kohaku bought back in May of this year when it was 20cm, now 45cm.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOpjF2gZwXA
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    Very true Mike. Just try to bring out the best in...

    Very true Mike. Just try to bring out the best in the kois that you can afford and stop comparing them to the grand champions that cost millions.
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    Colors can appear in both scales and skin.

    Colors can appear in both scales and skin.
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    Wohoo! Its been too long. Thanks for the behind...

    Wohoo! Its been too long. Thanks for the behind the scene work to get it sorted out.
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    Another factor to consider - Will the GC owner...

    Another factor to consider - Will the GC owner allow his koi to become an oyagoi.
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    Yup and total of 2.7% bodyweight of food from...

    Yup and total of 2.7% bodyweight of food from that 3 feedings.
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    Try mixing honey into your food.

    Try mixing honey into your food.
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    From the video posted, total feeding time is 3.5...

    From the video posted, total feeding time is 3.5 minutes (not 30 mins) at a rate of 45g per 10 secs to a total of 945g per feeding.
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    No doubt GC candidates will have their own...

    No doubt GC candidates will have their own grooming menu but we could apply this method to our tosai growout competitions.
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    Gonna give it a try on my pond and see what...

    Gonna give it a try on my pond and see what happens haha
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    Interesting tosai feed rate

    Stumbled on this youtube video posted back in Apr on Momotaro's tategoi tosai raising methods. The feed rate was 2.7% of total bodyweight spread over 3 times a day with a water temp of 24C. The...
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    haha naughty naughty ;)

    haha naughty naughty ;)
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    Awesome koi keeping skills!

    Awesome koi keeping skills!
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    Exactly right + bragging rights with non koi...

    Exactly right + bragging rights with non koi mates lol
  23. You can try using a magnetic glass cleaner like...

    You can try using a magnetic glass cleaner like those they use in aquariums.
  24. Those who spends most of its time not swimming...

    Those who spends most of its time not swimming around (except during feeding time) and stays at the bottom has a very high chance of having underbelly ulcers.
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    Thanks for the inputs Mike. Was pleasantly...

    Thanks for the inputs Mike. Was pleasantly surprised at the outcome as well and a keeper out of the 5 cheap tosai batch haha
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