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    Thread: its a boy! any good?

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      its a boy! any good?

      this fish has been well fed lately and looks pretty good for a male. I'm not looking for a show quality koi but for a $25 tosai I feel it is a nice koi now
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      Worth more than $25!
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      Quote Originally Posted by koiman1950 View Post
      Worth more than $25!


      lol. maybe $50 now

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      I bid $27.50

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      another negative post from you.

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      Looks nice Kevin
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      Quote Originally Posted by OCkoiFan View Post
      Looks nice Kevin
      was waiting for you. this fish gets heated up soon. 2.5 years old and finally filled out and grew more lately. i don't mind the males really..

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      Quote Originally Posted by kevin32 View Post
      another negative post from you.
      I think you're being a bit sensitive here. I don't think it was "negative" as much as a bit of humor. This fish is developing nicely. At it's current size, it most likely won't get really big, but as it has improved this much, it would do well in a koi show in a smaller size group competition. As it's GinRin that's where it would compete and the GinRin looks quite good. I was just kinda kidding with you as well. I would think you could probably get about $200-$250 for it right now.
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      Quote Originally Posted by koiman1950 View Post
      I think you're being a bit sensitive here. I don't think it was "negative" as much as a bit of humor. This fish is developing nicely. At it's current size, it most likely won't get really big, but as it has improved this much, it would do well in a koi show in a smaller size group competition. As it's GinRin that's where it would compete and the GinRin looks quite good. I was just kinda kidding with you as well. I would think you could probably get about $200-$250 for it right now.
      good enough for me

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      Raising cheap koi into nice one is the fun part brother. That’s out of ordinary
      Me too my three grow out tosai are in their heated tank until next summer

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      Quote Originally Posted by OCkoiFan View Post
      Raising cheap koi into nice one is the fun part brother. That’s out of ordinary
      Me too my three grow out tosai are in their heated tank until next summer
      three lol i need to squeeze at least 6 In my 300 gallon. hmm lots of filtration?

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      Quote Originally Posted by koiman1950 View Post
      I think you're being a bit sensitive here. I don't think it was "negative" as much as a bit of humor. This fish is developing nicely. At it's current size, it most likely won't get really big, but as it has improved this much, it would do well in a koi show in a smaller size group competition. As it's GinRin that's where it would compete and the GinRin looks quite good. I was just kinda kidding with you as well. I would think you could probably get about $200-$250 for it right now.
      gotta say Mike nailed this one .

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      Quote Originally Posted by icu2 View Post
      Posting in "Serious Critique" requires a lot of armor... have to be prepared for brutal honesty.
      I'm treading deep waters. this was just a good koi as we got it at 6 inches

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      Quote Originally Posted by kevin32 View Post
      I'm treading deep waters. this was just a good koi as we got it at 6 inches
      Hey, I'm a weenie. You'll not see me posting any of mine here.
      I don't critique anything as I barely know what type they are and even then I'm about 50/50.
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      Quote Originally Posted by icu2 View Post
      Hey, I'm a weenie. You'll not see me posting any of mine here.
      I don't critique anything as I barely know what type they are and even then I'm about 50/50.
      lol

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      Looks like a very nice fish Kevin. And this particular fish shows that occasionally the fish graders let one thru that is of more value than they have it priced at. Obviously the growth under your care added most of the value. Good work.

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      The reason it was let go by the breeder is that it is a male fish and they don't covet them or place a high value on them.
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      it has been a fun fish to watch. later down the road I will get some females. i either want all male or all female lol

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