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    Complete Water Quality

    Hey all, I have read quite a bit about water quality, and how your pond relies on water quality for your Kois best outcome. I have read articles about hard and soft water, Low TDS and Kh, temperature...
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    Dick do you have a picture

    Dick do you have a picture
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    MrB hey, as always great reply. Im sure that I...

    MrB hey, as always great reply. Im sure that I did something wrong in the water department with not enough care, and daily testing and cleaning. You mentioned a couple of papers on water quality,...
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    ok the Koi are Ochibas and the first time I have...

    ok the Koi are Ochibas and the first time I have spawned these fish. The actual spawning was very successful, however I started to get a very high mortality rate after about 3 weeks, finding floating...
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    Gill deformity in fry.

    Hi, gill plate deformities in fry, is this caused by water quality after hatching, or a deficiency in the parent fish.
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    Food Comparison

    Hey all, i hope everyone is well and having a good year.

    Has anybody seen any articles that have compared different makes of Koi food. Not the results because there are too many variables, but the...
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    Thanks appreciate the feedback, anybody want to...

    Thanks appreciate the feedback, anybody want to buy a CL-600 pool filter hardly used. Collect only Western Australia hahaha.
    Appliance, in your SG filters what is your make up and how much of each...
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    Hey all thanks for your replies but I must have...

    Hey all thanks for your replies but I must have not explained my intentions properly.
    I already have both mechanical and biological filtration working. This additional unit I intend to use as a...
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    Sand/Gravel Filters

    Hey all, I know birdman is the guru on the S/G filters so Mr B, you may be able to answer or anybody else. Now I know it depends on what media is used but is it possible somebody could tell me...
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    I,m reading this thread with interest, how do I...

    I,m reading this thread with interest, how do I view the pictures.
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    Brad I am sure you have read everything regarding...

    Brad I am sure you have read everything regarding stabalizing the sumi on Beni Kumonryu, but just in case Jos Aben who produced that glorious Doits Showa that always pops up, used a Female Doitsu...
  12. How do the majority of you keep your info.

    Hi all, I have been keeping all of my Koi and pond information on a program called "Koi Keeper Unleashed". Unfortunately there is no longer any back-up.

    What program do you guys use.
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    Hi all, a great thread, thanks Mike. One question...

    Hi all, a great thread, thanks Mike. One question I have regarding sinking versus floating is that because of the reduced amount of pellets when using sinking pellets is making sure ALL the fish get...
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    Would be good to revive this thread and see what...

    Would be good to revive this thread and see what our maestros have come up with since the last post.
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    Hi and welcome. I'm not experienced enough to...

    Hi and welcome. I'm not experienced enough to make comments other than I like it. how old Is it, what were the parents and do you have any pics of them.
  16. Thread: Doitsu Goshiki

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    As always Mike you have answered in a way that...

    As always Mike you have answered in a way that makes it easy to absorb, thanks.
  17. Thread: Doitsu Goshiki

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    Doitsu Goshiki

    Hi all, I'm in a state of confusion here, nothing out of the ordinary though. One of the main traits of the Goshiki and other Koi like the Ochiba is the "Netting" which they get from the Asagi. Now I...
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    Hey all, down here we don't have to worry about...

    Hey all, down here we don't have to worry about the cold, don't know how you guys survive haha. Just a curiosity question, do you actually need more media? after all if your nitrites and nitrates are...
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    No it is to collect the dead algae stopping it...

    No it is to collect the dead algae stopping it from going back into the pond.
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    At the moment Ive set up as a standard pond,...

    At the moment Ive set up as a standard pond, brushes>K1>jap-mat on one 16000L/Hr pump and 2 BD, and then I have a 10000L skimmer>UV>sand/gravel filter. I was going to put Anoxic filtration after this...
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    Thanks Yerrag, I didn't find the ones you...

    Thanks Yerrag, I didn't find the ones you mentioned but I did find this one, 100% all natural Attapulgite non-clumping clay, called "Fussy Cat". Thanks very much for putting a name to the clay, It's...
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    Hey all, I've been looking at the Anoxic system...

    Hey all, I've been looking at the Anoxic system for about a year now and was going to incorporate it in my new pond build, however regardless of trying just about every cat litter I can find I...
  23. How awesome, maybe an outlet in Australia would...

    How awesome, maybe an outlet in Australia would be magic.
  24. Thanks I will have a look at the Cermedia.

    Thanks I will have a look at the Cermedia.
  25. Hey all, thanks for the replies. Like I said I am...

    Hey all, thanks for the replies. Like I said I am building a new pond 25Kl and 5Kl filtration consisting of brushes, K1, Jap mat, Oyster shell and a seperate S/G filter. Maximum of 25 Koi. Now I have...
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