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    I am not sure of any like that here or in...

    I am not sure of any like that here or in general. As for looking good, its a matter of what you do with them. If you leave them as plain block, it might not be that appealing. You could paint them...
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    He could also still be over there and be busy as...

    He could also still be over there and be busy as well. It took him about two weeks last year from the start of his thread to when pictures were posted. I have seen some pics of him as a guest judge...
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    Those digital scales are great. PP is not...

    Those digital scales are great. PP is not something you want to estimate with.
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    Texas Koi and Fancy Goldfish Show

    Anyone seen the results yet? I have only run across a couple pictures for the major awards.
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    To found out how much you need you can use this...

    To found out how much you need you can use this calculator. Enter the volume of your pond, the desired PPM, and it will tell you in ounces and grams how much PP you need.
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    They larger one was probably 1.5 to 2 inches...

    They larger one was probably 1.5 to 2 inches total length. The smaller one was more like 1.5 inches.
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    Two new goldies in from River Garden (Shine5555)....

    Two new goldies in from River Garden (Shine5555). Two Panda's.
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    Its going to be a personal preference probably....

    Its going to be a personal preference probably. Cool weather has a benifit of less feeding, calmer fish, and more that can help with the temp holding ponds. Cleaning that thing out in cooler weather...
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    A pair of large Innex pools would do great as a...

    A pair of large Innex pools would do great as a temp holding for Koi while you clean the pond. Going into winter, now is a great time to find them on clearance. Maybe you can set something up with a...
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    It was probably dug that deep. Then the liner was...

    It was probably dug that deep. Then the liner was dropped in, rocks added, and then years of debris built up on the bottom. My guess is you have probably lost at least 6 inches in depth from his...
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    Craigslist is a great place to find people...

    Craigslist is a great place to find people willing to take free fish. You can also reach out to your local club for assistance. I am not sure if the club is active anymore though.

    Northwest...
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    That beni sure did brighten up. It will be...

    That beni sure did brighten up. It will be interesting how the sumi develops during the cool season.
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    Thanks for the kind words. I went out to feed the...

    Thanks for the kind words. I went out to feed the pond tonight and it felt empty. My numbers were pretty low compared to prior years, but when you remove a large white koi it becomes a bit more...
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    I use an old testing kit bottle as a dropper.

    I use an old testing kit bottle as a dropper.
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    So today was a tough day out by the pond. A few...

    So today was a tough day out by the pond. A few weeks ago when I shot the Tancho video I was doing a tricide neo dip on her. Her veins were showing and a bacterial infection was suspected. It did...
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    Google translate..

    Google translate..
  17. You can always do both. Keep your plans as a Koi...

    You can always do both. Keep your plans as a Koi pond and then get a skippy or something to place near the pond with a couple plants and a goldfish or two.
  18. Thread: ogons

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    A heated QT with another small koi and some good...

    A heated QT with another small koi and some good food. Remove the competition while the heat allows for it to continue to grow.
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    1本につながっている眉毛 (Pon ni tsunagatte iru mayuge)

    1本につながっている眉毛 (Pon ni tsunagatte iru mayuge)
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    You live much closer than we do here. Bill and...

    You live much closer than we do here. Bill and Maureen come down every year and bring some nice Koi with them. I picked up a Showa last year that took Best Size 1. I had just missed picking up a 4...
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    They are getting good bodies and some size. I...

    They are getting good bodies and some size. I feed well and I think the current and depth is a big factor in them not turning chunky. The down side is since I am not using shallow water, the wen...
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    Wait for March. You picked out the Beni K. over...

    Wait for March. You picked out the Beni K. over there and it was a good pick. You are going to have some decent selection there from Kodama, Purdin, Russ, and others so I would save the cash for then...
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    The Ki uni-brow is um interesting. I do like the...

    The Ki uni-brow is um interesting. I do like the blue base though.
  24. Thread: Lol

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    the members asked....

    the members asked....
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    You asked for it.... ...

    You asked for it.... http://www.koiphen.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?364-Please-Judge-this-Mutt-Warning!-For-Less-Serious-Critique
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    I was looking at two today and while they have...

    I was looking at two today and while they have just gotten started on the new diet, I think the genes are showing. The Tri color and the red ryukin have grown considerably. Pics are a bit out of...
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    Looking good.

    Looking good.
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    Left side of the tail tube, is that an injury?

    Left side of the tail tube, is that an injury?
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    Best of luck to everyone out there. There are...

    Best of luck to everyone out there. There are some big shoes to fill in Ray's absence. I can share info on the KP Facebook page, but we only have 17 people following us in Texas through FB. None in...
  30. Very nice start so far.

    Very nice start so far.
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    I reserved my two :uggg: No fish addiction here.

    I reserved my two :uggg: No fish addiction here.
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    That's a lot of fish to move. I think if you are...

    That's a lot of fish to move. I think if you are doing a straight drive, its not too bad. Just cut off your feeding two weeks prior and after that its all about packing. Make sure the koi are facing...
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    I have seen it done multiple ways. Most people go...

    I have seen it done multiple ways. Most people go direct to the ground. Fair warning as I ripped one out....its easy for pests to get under the wall on wood ponds. A mole or something dug under mine...
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    With the ones not being photographed, is it just...

    With the ones not being photographed, is it just put off until there is more time after the ponds are harvested or are do they track the progress of their personal stock less than that of what they...
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    I would watch the forecast, if high temps are...

    I would watch the forecast, if high temps are dropping, ease off. If they are stable or going up, then keep feeding. This time of the year I think you have to keep an eye on what is coming more than...
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    Welcome!
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    I was expecting much worse on the two day.

    I was expecting much worse on the two day.
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    What is your 2 day shipping to 32707?

    What is your 2 day shipping to 32707?
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    I haven't seen a panda in like 4 years. If it...

    I haven't seen a panda in like 4 years. If it weren't for the cost of shipping for a single fish I would take one.
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    I think you will be hard pressed to find a copy....

    I think you will be hard pressed to find a copy. The book was published back in 1965 and I am sure in some pretty limited numbers. Dwindle that down by those lost and destroyed over the last 49 years...
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    The sponges will be a pain in the rear. Also on...

    The sponges will be a pain in the rear. Also on your TPR's, consider using these to keep the walls flat. The bump outs you have there are sharp angles that can hurt the koi and create dead spots in...
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    its the just initial stench. Once its jello its...

    its the just initial stench. Once its jello its fine. I just used a small bowl and then sliced and diced.

    I will say I have hit a mini success with two goldfish. My cage around the filter intake...
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    The soilent green showed up today. Pretty easy to...

    The soilent green showed up today. Pretty easy to make, but that stuff stinks before it turns to the jello form. The pleco and goldfish loved the stuff. The comment about helping them digest was dead...
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    Yea, not replacing my Cermedia with foam. I don't...

    Yea, not replacing my Cermedia with foam. I don't think the water does enough damage to the bacterial colony due to the amount of surface area.
  45. Thread: Intex Pools

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    I agree 100%. Get what you have room for. I was...

    I agree 100%. Get what you have room for. I was in Walmart the other week and they had three of these big guys in their clearance section for about $299.
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    I hope to expand on this thread as time goes by...

    I hope to expand on this thread as time goes by to see what happens. I did not take initial measurements, but they were all ordered in a small category which they classified any where between 1.5 and...
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    The MC-50 worked for my limited space, but if I...

    The MC-50 worked for my limited space, but if I had the room for a nice bead filter would go that route.
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    Side not on the MC-50, I do not have that type of...

    Side not on the MC-50, I do not have that type of head loss on mine. A link below is their published head height. At my flow rate it notes I should experience roughly 6-7ft of head, however prior...
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    Congrats on the fruits of your labor. Today was a...

    Congrats on the fruits of your labor. Today was a big day and you all did great. You will have to get Russ and Marilyn on to tell of it from their perspective and to spill on if you were a slave...
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    Your mind is in the gutter. A lot of great talk...

    Your mind is in the gutter. A lot of great talk on conformation, color, etc during that part.
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