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    Sorry for the loss, I understand fully. I lost a...

    Sorry for the loss, I understand fully. I lost a whole pond to not shutting a valve earlier this year. Of course not only was my favorite koi in that pond, so were my oldest, most expensive,...
  2. Thread: Bitten Koi

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    Honestly, doesn't look to me as much a bite as a...

    Honestly, doesn't look to me as much a bite as a possible severe infection. Notice the bones are all still intact but the flesh has been eaten away. I most certainly would get a full reading of...
  3. Thread: Junebug

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    If you ever thin out a shoot on Junebug I would...

    If you ever thin out a shoot on Junebug I would love to get a start. That's really pretty!!!
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    I used to hate Herons, All of them. Since we...

    I used to hate Herons, All of them. Since we moved to our home and the pond out front I have really enjoyed watching a pair of green herons live and raise their little ones. During the time they...
  5. Still haven't heard back from John on entering. ...

    Still haven't heard back from John on entering. As soon as I can make sure the fish can make it to the show I'll book our hotel. Looking forward to showing this year.
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    Kat, I think I got this from you two years ago...

    Kat, I think I got this from you two years ago as Red Flare. I didn't get a bloom at all last year and this year I had two or three young plants. I think this is it but I am not sure. I don't...
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    Nice Shiro, I think you paid to much. I bid on it...

    Nice Shiro, I think you paid to much. I bid on it for a while but when the bidding wars started I backed off. I like the heavy sumi but IMO there just isn't enough shiro showing. For that kind of...
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    Max, what is your KH? Seeing that much...

    Max, what is your KH? Seeing that much difference in your tests that quickly sure makes me think the KH could have dropped and your getting PH swings. This would also explain some of the fry dying...
  9. Tim, Sounds like you have a lot of the initial...

    Tim, Sounds like you have a lot of the initial cost issues pretty much under control. Lot of assistance/information that wasn't posted in the first original post. Some things of concern just from...
  10. I did too, thing is, I looked through all that...

    I did too, thing is, I looked through all that and I can almost bet whoever JT is that he's never even raised Koi. Seriously, I think by now I have pretty much heard of every Koi breeder within a...
  11. I bought my small 13 acre farm two years ago with...

    I bought my small 13 acre farm two years ago with somewhat of the same intentions. I'm not out to make profit, I'm not using it as a tax right off. It was a part of the hobby I wanted to experience....
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    Love it when you read a post like this and...

    Love it when you read a post like this and someone answers the question before you get a chance. I agree with Mike. Has all the looks of carp pox but water temps do raise some concerns. By the time...
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    If your ever this away visiting be sure and look...

    If your ever this away visiting be sure and look me up! I know if you know that area you know where University/Wardline road is. I'm on Wardline and easy to find!
  14. Yikes! I am not the kind of person that throws...

    Yikes! I am not the kind of person that throws out criticism lightly. Most often I see something not quite right and I usually let others point out the problems. Please stop! Going 4' deep...
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    At present 10, If I add two S/G filters the count...

    At present 10, If I add two S/G filters the count is for sure going to go up!
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    Ahhhh! Thank you! I have no clue why I...

    Ahhhh! Thank you! I have no clue why I haven't thought about using the skimmer circuit to go to the S/G filters. I wanted to place them after the sieve but since I'm pumping up to the Zakki...
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    Wow that's a lot of gunk for a Zakki sieve, I...

    Wow that's a lot of gunk for a Zakki sieve, I haven't seen that much gunk if I didn't clean mine for three or four days since shortly after I started the pond up. Can you post pictures of your...
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    All ponds do not need UV. Case in point. My two...

    All ponds do not need UV. Case in point. My two koi ponds, one has never needed one, been running three years, water stays clear and balanced and it's stocked with over 30 koi in 8,900 gallons....
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    I agree with most posting. Young Koi can take...

    I agree with most posting. Young Koi can take time to adjust. But I also wanted to bring up that since the cleaning and only two weeks with new water you will want to keep an eye on your water...
  20. Thread: Dang Frogs

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    I'll stick to the beavers I have, you can keep...

    I'll stick to the beavers I have, you can keep the beavers that are in your neck of the woods/city! LOL
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    You bet they have personallities. It's one of the...

    You bet they have personallities. It's one of the reasons I have been drawn to keeping Koi. Shamu was the friendliest of all the Koi I've kept to date. she loved being petted under her mouth and...
  22. Thread: Dang Frogs

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    I call the frogs my outdoor Orchastra. I think...

    I call the frogs my outdoor Orchastra. I think we have somewhere around 6-7 different kinds of frogs along with the toads. Toads get annoying, a couple of weeks ago I removed over 20 from the patio...
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    I guess I knew this, But also guess I assumed...

    I guess I knew this, But also guess I assumed that primarily Sumi was effected by temperature. I knew water quality would effect the beni but really hadn't thought about how it would also effect the...
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    Great pick for the grow out, I REALLY like this...

    Great pick for the grow out, I REALLY like this one. Beautiful fish no matter what it does.
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    Doing large water changes in most cases can only...

    Doing large water changes in most cases can only benefit the pond as a whole. As long as proper measures are taken to eliminate chlorine/Chloramine and also precautions are taken to prevent...
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    I don't guess I've ever seen this thread. Some...

    I don't guess I've ever seen this thread. Some very cool ponds out there folks, and some quite impressive Koi collections as well! Steve, Thanks for bumping this thread back up. What a wonderful...
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    Congrats to all the winners. At least I'm a...

    Congrats to all the winners. At least I'm a little more prepared. All I need is the health book and to take the course. I might just have to do this on my own, I really feel not only will it...
  28. Since the accident I have been thinking a lot...

    Since the accident I have been thinking a lot about what direction I wanted to go with the pond. The one thing I really decided against right now was restock with high quality fish. Although I...
  29. All are nice fish, Need better pics for real...

    All are nice fish, Need better pics for real critique, Right off, that last Kohaku has a real eye catching pattern and skin just from what I can see. Hope you take some more pics before they go...
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    I have a habit of opening a new thread and...

    I have a habit of opening a new thread and reading through the whole thread eventually getting to the final post. I opened this one and didn't look at the dayes at first since there was so few of...
  31. LOL, Like others have said, a way over played...

    LOL, Like others have said, a way over played song! We have a running joke about how many time a morning will hear that song on the way to a job site. seriously heard it six times on four radio...
  32. Well Sad to report, of the four remaining koi...

    Well Sad to report, of the four remaining koi that survived two ended up passing on. The oldest Koi in the pond and the INC Shiro I got from Russell. Only tow that survived are two small koi, one was...
  33. Your hubby is a lot braver than me! I get sent...

    Your hubby is a lot braver than me! I get sent to go get anything for castration and first stop I'm making is by my LAWYER! :surprise:
  34. I think I have everything but the book, been...

    I think I have everything but the book, been trying to learn how to identify parasites, and bacteria all spring for club members/friends. I am sure I can also use some refresher knowledge since it...
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    When I sold my last house I had two ponds. I...

    When I sold my last house I had two ponds. I removed one to bring with me, and I left the smaller one and agreed to remove it if the buyer wanted it removed. Had a swimming pool too. Both helped sell...
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    Just saw a post on Facebook with Troy working the...

    Just saw a post on Facebook with Troy working the goldfish tanks and the first arrivals. Assuming they are yours, beautiful entries! Good luck, wish we could make it up.
  37. Fill a piece of pipe with sand, heat it up really...

    Fill a piece of pipe with sand, heat it up really good, bend the pipe to the angle you need. allow the pipe and sand to cool, Empty the sand out and cut to fit, and bingo your dead on the money. No...
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    Wow, That one is REALLY nice. I hope it...

    Wow, That one is REALLY nice. I hope it continues and your able to work with it more. Love to see one that all petals had that yellow outline, I think....? :-)
    That would be such a nice Lily to...
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    Where can I get some tricide neo? I'm using...

    Where can I get some tricide neo? I'm using Malachite green now for the second round. One fish is improving a lot, the other the redness is getting slightly worse and the scales that are most...
  40. Wow, came out so much better than the plan...

    Wow, came out so much better than the plan looked. LOL Nice Job! I love the natural look and the grand entrance to the Garden.
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    Several things I like about this Koi, I'm not one...

    Several things I like about this Koi, I'm not one to ask about the more fine quality points but from what I have learned I will respond. Personally I'm a fan of a slightly heavy sumi SU. This one is...
  42. Thank you so much Bindi, The reference picture is...

    Thank you so much Bindi, The reference picture is exactly what I was looking for. It even tells the setting to see what I'm looking for. I greatly appreciate all the responses!
  43. 4 appear to have sap fungus. I can tell you...

    4 appear to have sap fungus. I can tell you this though, they still can swim very fast! Tried catching them today and got one of the four that I need to pull and place in to a hospital tank to...
  44. Rich, When using a refractometer do you know what...

    Rich, When using a refractometer do you know what I should be reading to get .9%? Mine reads 1.000 = 0 ppt 1.010= 13ppt or .13%? Am I reading this correctly? .9% sounds better to me. I've gone...
  45. Thank You!! I knew it was out there but couldn't...

    Thank You!!
    I knew it was out there but couldn't find it.
  46. Need advice on treating and properly identifying Saprolegnia Fungus

    I have a strong suspension that four of the Koi that survived the pond drain have gotten Saprolegnia Fungus on the burns from being exposed to the sun for to long. I have looked in all three of my...
  47. Thank you so much Ms. Carol, What a generous...

    Thank you so much Ms. Carol, What a generous offer. I am actually sitting here thinking and taking it all in. So many have offered to help me rebuild, from ideas to help prevent it from happening...
  48. On the Kohaku's I think the damage is far to...

    On the Kohaku's I think the damage is far to severe, Survival now is going to be a good thing, On the shiro I'm still keeping my fingers crossed. There is also a Flock spawn baby from last year and...
  49. Does any one else have any suggestions of how to...

    Does any one else have any suggestions of how to stop this from happening again. I've ordered the http://www.webbsonline.com/Item/599211 as I can set it near the water fall and still reach the inside...
  50. I would like to thank everyone for the thoughts,...

    I would like to thank everyone for the thoughts, wishes, condolences and offers. Even the phone calls and private messages. Words can not express how much it has helped just seeing the support from...
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