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  1. Thread: Daily Pic Thread

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    An oldy but brings a smaile to my face, some of...

    An oldy but brings a smaile to my face, some of the crew of 2016 at Tosai.. It was manic...


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  2. For sure the lower stock density the better...

    For sure the lower stock density the better results you will see.

    Mark knows a bit on the subject, he should do its his living! Raising Koi Fry | Cuttlebrook Koi Farm
  3. I think you will find it challenging to grow them...

    I think you will find it challenging to grow them to 4-6 inchs in the volume of water you have - whatever filtration you have installed. Don't want to pour cold water on your enthusiasm but I don't...
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    Is your Nexus exposed to the elements or in a...

    Is your Nexus exposed to the elements or in a pond room?

    If its outside take some time to make sure the wiring box is weatherproof, my original one leaked like a sieve,,,,
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    Last chore of the evening is a final scoop in the...

    Last chore of the evening is a final scoop in the Daphnia tanks and giving them a feed of yeast. 50% water change of green water for these babes tomorrow and a few blanched lettuce leaves...


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    Dont beat yourself up or immediately think of a...

    Dont beat yourself up or immediately think of a revamp!

    These things can creep up on you, Koi can be pretty asymptomatic with a few Tric and Skin Flukes kicking around - indeed it is pretty...
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    Only thing missing is Whitespot and Gill flukes!...

    Only thing missing is Whitespot and Gill flukes!


    Tric
    Skin fluke
    Costia
    Chilodonella
    Chilodonella
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    Hi John The more fry you have in a confined...

    Hi John

    The more fry you have in a confined environment the more difficut it is and the slower they will grow. Think that RS's experience with the 4 helps demonstrate that, I did the first major...
  9. Doing really well with the crew. There is a...

    Doing really well with the crew.

    There is a two edged sword with pushing them on growth wise through the winter. If you stretch them too much too quickly then you can push the developing Beni...
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    One of the major difficulties Guys face is that...

    One of the major difficulties Guys face is that very often folk have more of less made their minds up on a course of action before they post for advice, it isn't easy when things go off track with...
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    It may knock things back a bit, I think the...

    It may knock things back a bit, I think the theory is those strains that are salt tolerant will take up the slack from those that are not.

    Have you added salt yet?
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    Good luck with it John,

    Good luck with it John,
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    Hi Andy Are we talking skin flukes or Gill...

    Hi Andy

    Are we talking skin flukes or Gill flukes.. The skin flukes have a pair of large hooks, the gill flukes have much smaller ones and a couple of distinct black spots on their heads.
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    Think I would bite the bullet and see if you can...

    Think I would bite the bullet and see if you can collect enough mucus to have a look under the scope.

    not a lot to be lost from such, it just makes sure all bases are covered.

    if you hadn’t...
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    Hi Your GH is primarily composed of two...

    Hi

    Your GH is primarily composed of two elements - Magnesium and Calcium, how much GH you have and the balance between the two will depend on where you are in the country you live and where your...
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    When you mention hardness what are you referring...

    When you mention hardness what are you referring to?

    Traditional 3 pod cartridges with sediment followed by carbon will have no impact on the GH or KH of the incoming supply. It is why Guys...
  17. Interested in your source of this protocol? If...

    Interested in your source of this protocol?

    If there were a simple dip solution to achieve clean fish then I suspect it would be widely acknowledged? Personally I am not a fan of dips and for...
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    I don’t understand the Nitrite read of 5? Is...

    I don’t understand the Nitrite read of 5? Is there a typo here?

    not at all sure what the logic behind the coral sand is?

    as far as the carbon goes , it will not impact on the Nitrate levels.
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  19. Side on:D My take - 1 and 3 will be showa;)...

    Side on:D

    My take - 1 and 3 will be showa;) the brown is beni over sumi.. We like grey - that will likely fade as the Shiroji comes through.

    Best fish is likely to be no1 - IF the beni...
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    I have great respect to the few Guys that show...

    I have great respect to the few Guys that show their Koi, but it has never appealed at all... I am risk adverse ; why spend hard earned cash on a Koi and them risk damage it in pursuit of a plate or...
  21. Real interested to see how they go, what they...

    Real interested to see how they go, what they have is effectively a tailored environment and feed for growth and space (at their original size) so in terms of development they should charge on.
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  22. Thread: my first koi fry

    by Davej
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    Just keep doing what you are doing, observing and...

    Just keep doing what you are doing, observing and responding to the fish in front of you is a big part of it.

    26C is a nice temperature for them, no issues at all from this.

    Interesting about...
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    Yes, what you will sometimes see is that a fish...

    Yes, what you will sometimes see is that a fish will take a chunk out of another and then zoom off at speed, whether or not its to safeguard the mouthful or because it fears retaliation no idea - ...
  24. Thread: Daily Pic Thread

    by Davej
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    Late session by the...

    Late session by the pondhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190713/ff40e6e2d4f9b108c51567eb607cb2e2.jpg


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Daphnia production iin the 100gallon tanks I s...

    Daphnia production iin the 100gallon tanks I s now going pretty well, started with green water, added some blanched lettuce and after about 10days the population really started to develop. I am...
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