Here is a pic of all the judges.
There was one Toncho entered and it won Best in size 5 B class.
There were 176 koi plus 9 longfin koi and 54 Goldfish.
A few pictures from the show.
I think that this is the class A Adult Champ kohaku on the right and the class B Adult Champ Budo Goromo.
The first picture shows the Grand Champion B Gin Rin Ochiba owned by Delmar and Beverly Axon. The second picture shows the Reserve Grand Champion B Gin Rin Kohaku owned by Thomas Green. I must say...
The first picture shows the Grand Champion A Showa owned by Bart and Kathy Atkinson. The second. Photo shows Reserve Grand Champion A Sanke owned by Steve and Cheryl Childers.
Here are the results fom our show this past weekend. I will post picks later!
How high is the edge of your pond above the water level? Mine is about 16 inches and I have had a 26 inch Koi jump out for no reason.
I understand why you only need three Koi in your pond. Very wise decision!
What is the volume of your pond and filters?
I have been sitting by the pond, listening to the waterfalls and feeding the fish. I am trying to decide which ones to carry to the Koi show next week.
A good filtration system in a Koi pond will turn the ammonia into nitrites and then then nitrites into nitrates. Low nitrates levels in the pond are harmless but I have read that high nitrates levels...
No matter how great your filtration or water may be in a pond, having too many fish for the system or overfeeding them will have a negative affect on water quality. Gene G
I don't blame you for not showing Koi if the closest shows to you are that far away. I would not show any of mine either! We are fortunate here in Georgia to have five or six Koi shows within 5 to 6...
Congrats on getting them safely home. Have fun with these on your journey!
Thanks for the explanation! I have learned something. Gene G
You are a lot more knowledgeable about Koi than I am. What do you see about this Sumi that makes you think it will fail as the Koi matures?
Tim Nye from Pensacola is starting a new Koi club in the Panhandle area of Florida. He is interested in anyone in that area who has interest in this to check out their Facebook page and get in touch...
This reminds me somewhat of what happened at our clubs Koi show several years ago. Carl from Flatrock Koi brought a group of Sanke tosai that our Koi club was using for a grow out contest. We drew...