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    Talking Mtn ponder's grow out data

    Koi Info
    Koi 1 size when recieved: 7.25"

    Koi 2 size when recieved: 6"
    koi 3 size when recieved 5 7/8'

    Koi 1 size between 6/1/08 and 7/1/08:
    Koi 2 size between 6/1/08 and 7/1/08:
    Koi 3 size between 6/1/08 and 7/1/08: 9 1/2"


    Koi 1 size between 2/1/09 and 3/1/09:
    Koi 2 size between 2/1/09 and 3/1/09:
    koi 3 size between 2/1/09 and 3/1/09: 17 1/2"

    Pond temp when received: 53
    Pond temp at 6 month photo:
    Pond temp at final photo:

    Pond Info
    QT gallons 350, Just the two shiros in it.
    QT temp when received: 53 ( will slowly bring up to 70 )

    ( pond going into come spring )
    Gallons:4300
    Stocking rate:6 koi (maybe 8 if I can find a couple of tosai showas)
    Filtration: Fluidbead Ultimate system, two mechanical filters, two biofilters, TT
    Liner Type: EPDM
    Turnover rate: twice every hour
    Dimensions: 18x11.5x5
    Water changes per week:2
    Amount of water changed %:20-25

    Food Info
    Brand and Type fed: EA show

    Owner Info
    Years in hobby:4
    Years buying show koi: 1
    Zone:6a
    State:Utah

    Fun Stuff
    Koi 1 sex guess when received: leaning 60% male
    Koi 2 sex guess when received: leaning 75% female
    koi 3 sex guess when received: female

    Koi 1 name pick#20 (#140) Thunder
    Koi 2 name pick#92 (#34) lightning
    koi 3 name Austins pick
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    Koi scheduled to arrive on Friday the 8th at 4:00pm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtn ponder View Post
    Koi scheduled to arrive on Friday the 8th at 4:00pm.
    I am glad to know about it.... I can't wait to see your first pick of #140..

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    Direct flight to SLC.............................COOL. You'll get your Shiro's before I get to see mine Bruce
    Koi Wrangler
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    Ok here we go some first day shots.
    1st group shot

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    Thunder left and right side shots.

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    Wow!

    WOW the white on that big girl seems to pop in comparison! She will be fun too watch! It looks like I will be living vicariously through many different SU owners!

    http://www.koi-bito.com/forum/koi-gr...out-stats.html

    Respectfully,

    The Pond Digger
    "Doubt sees the obstacles, Faith sees the way!"

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    AND THAT INTERESTING HOOK ON THE NOSE! WHAT WILL THE FUTURE HOLD?

    http://www.koi-bito.com/forum/koi-gr...out-stats.html

    The Pond Digger
    "Doubt sees the obstacles, Faith sees the way!"

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    different angle shots.


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    Photos!

    I'm super impressed with the photos! You're showing some photography skills! I will need some practice before the six month photo shoot!

    http://www.koi-bito.com/forum/koi-gr...out-stats.html

    The Pond Digger
    "Doubt sees the obstacles, Faith sees the way!"

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