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    First two additions to the pond..Plus 2 more

    Picked up these two Koi on January 12th 2020 which were the first two for the pond

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    Firstly this 18cm Beni Kikokuryu

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    And then this Chagoi at 19cm


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    Beautiful mate. Love chags gotta be one of my fraves

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    Beautiful mate. Love chags gotta be one of my fraves
    That was the choice of the other half! I do like the chagoi as well though lovely friendly fish, she already comes up to say hello and takes food from my hand if she's close and in the upper layers. Beni sits deeper although its hardly surprising considering the time of year and the sun doesn't get high enough to hit the water anywhere either as I found out today

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    Same here chags are my favourite fish.
    Got a doitsu chagoi as well. Love that to

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    Lovely additions, hope they settle in well First two additions to the pond


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    1630 Gallon raised pond
    4" 'Avenue' bottom drain
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    Sequence 18000 pump, 6000 pump on skimmer line
    Elecro 2kW in-line heater
    Evolution Aqua 70 air pump
    Standard wall skimmer
    Hozelock Vorton 55watt UV
    and some nice koi

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    You can't beat a good karshigoi or chagoi

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    So after spending the morning lifting some newly laid tiles (whole other story ) I finished by 3 and thought I deserved a trip to koi logic to get some sinking food and a net and left with a 24cm Goshiki with lipstick on and a 20cm Gin Aka Matsuba (I think)
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    I love my fish mate but wouldnt go full mouth and tongue like haha

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    love the goshiki

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    I love my fish mate but wouldnt go full mouth and tongue like haha
    What happens at the pond stays at the pond I didn't realise the lip was a thing but James in Koi logic said its a desirable trait as well as the solid red head. I just loved the look of it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by samp09 View Post
    What happens at the pond stays at the pond I didn't realise the lip was a thing but James in Koi logic said its a desirable trait as well as the solid red head. I just loved the look of it!
    The red head is what stands out for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by freddyboy View Post
    The red head is what stands out for me.

    Yes I think Goshiki are my favourite variety for exactly that, I love how the colour looks like someone has got some thick red paint and coloured patches in on the fish, and how the silver/black undertones in the scales make it look almost 3D on the fish if that make sense! The next planned addition is a Asagi I would imagine in spring but who knows what will take my eye in the mean time!

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    some lovely fish there mate, exciting times..... we only have 8 ourselves so looking forward to March when we get our pre chosen Asagi and a Chagoi to add to our collection, we have a lovely Doitsu Karashigoi who is really friendly and a favourite of all the family.

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    Collecting another addition next Saturday which I just won on eBay for a grand total of 14. Its only 14cm but I really wanted a ki utsuri and he/she looks like theres some potential there and sumi to come through. I will be swinging by koi logic on the way to collect a net and possibly get another addition if I see something I like, it is my birthday at the end of the month after all so would be rude not to!Ki utsuri.jpg
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    Happy birthday Mate . Best not be the 24th haha . Cracking little fish for 14 quid mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ajm View Post
    Happy birthday Mate . Best not be the 24th haha . Cracking little fish for 14 quid mate
    Thanks mate, your a day early, 25th! Luckily the missus is at work when I collect this and maybe another so she wont notice if there is 2 instead of the 1

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    First two additions to the pond

    Looks great Sam!.. I was watching that. First two additions to the pond waiting for a hi utsuri. Nearly got a gin rin the other week but missed out at the last minuet.. was a beauty. Gutted First two additions to the pond

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikeh83 View Post
    Looks great Sam!.. I was watching that. First two additions to the pond waiting for a hi utsuri. Nearly got a gin rin the other week but missed out at the last minuet.. was a beauty. Gutted First two additions to the pond

    Breeder Shinoda

    Lovely fish, I am after a Hi utsuri too at some point. I got lucky with the auction really as I saw it about 20 minutes before then in the last 10 seconds I bid 10 (was at 7) and was outbid then with 2 seconds left I managed to bid 14 and the notification saying sorry you missed out came up on my phone then I refreshed it to find I had won it at 14! A couple of weeks back I saw 2 Ki utsuris about the same size, may have been 12cm actually and they went for about 50 each!

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    kuchi beni is the lipstick markings, looks like a nice fish mate, im thinking its going to be very dark when its older. did they have any silver extendable net poles in there? Just looked on the website and it looks like they only do a blue one which is odd considering they stock norfine stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by samp09 View Post
    So after spending the morning lifting some newly laid tiles (whole other story ) I finished by 3 and thought I deserved a trip to koi logic to get some sinking food and a net and left with a 24cm Goshiki with lipstick on and a 20cm Gin Aka Matsuba (I think)
    IMG_8931.jpgIMG_8928.jpgIMG_8934.jpg

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    kuchi beni is the lipstick markings, looks like a nice fish mate, im thinking its going to be very dark when its older. did they have any silver extendable net poles in there? Just looked on the website and it looks like they only do a blue one which is odd considering they stock norfine stuff<br><br>
    Quote Originally Posted by samp09 View Post
    So after spending the morning lifting some newly laid tiles (whole other story <img src="https://www.koiforum.uk/images/smilies/mad.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Mad" smilieid="8" class="inlineimg">) I finished by 3 and thought I deserved a trip to koi logic to get some sinking food and a net and left with a 24cm Goshiki with lipstick on and a 20cm Gin Aka Matsuba (I think)<br>
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