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    Thread: Central Florida Koi & Goldfish Show, March 9-11, 2018

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      Central Florida Koi & Goldfish Show, March 9-11, 2018

      Central Florida Koi & Goldfish Show: March 9-11, 2018 in Orlando, Florida:

      The largest annual judged koi show in the Eastern U.S. will be held at the Avanti Palms Resort, 6515 International Drive, Orlando, FL March 9-11, 2018. Plus, the largest judged goldfish show in the country. In addition to the judged shows, there will be seminar presentations on koi, goldfish and ponds conducted all day Saturday, with a special presentation by Masato Hoshino of Koda Koi Farm Saturday afternoon focused on Goshiki. Everyone will have a chance to evaluate live Goshiki during the day, and hear what Hoshino-san has to say about them at the end of the day. Hours: Fri. March 9 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. March 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. March 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission. (Seminar series on Saturday is $10 for the day.) Visit www.cfks.org for more details. The vendor line-up is fantastic:

      Anjon Watergardens
      Aquatic Nutrition
      Aquility Systems
      Beni Hanna Nishikigoi
      Blackwater Creek Koi
      Bristol Koi
      Champion Koi
      Chris's Samurai Koi
      Deepwater Innovations
      Ecological Laboratories
      Embroidery By Denise
      Fish Corner (Gunn Chukasal )
      GC Tek Filtration
      Genki Nishikigoi
      Grace Luttrell, Artist
      Happy Koi of Greenville
      Hikari
      Kodama Koi Farm
      Koi Acres
      Koi Market
      Koi Smart Pond Supply
      Lady Ronin Art
      McAdams Designs
      Nijikawa Koi Food
      Peters & Son Koi
      Purdin Koi
      Razorback Koi
      Rick Pecorelli Tropical Fish
      Southwest Koi & Goldfish
      The Koi Store
      Ultra Balance Koi Food
      USA Koi
      Willow Pond Koi
      Wonders of Water


      Its going to be a great show!

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      Got word that all of the 6' show tanks are already reserved?

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      I am going because Zac i going to set up a "pump tester" so we can bring pumps and hook them up and see how much they actually pump and at what energy usage rate. HOW COOL IS THAT?
      "Those aren't poodles. They're Dobermans with afros."

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      I will be there part of the day Friday and maybe a bit on Saturday to see all of the fish. I let Henry know the other month that if a pair of EVO units didn't sell prior to the show, they would end up on his raffle table. At this pace there will be 2 new EVO 55W units up for grabs in the raffle.



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      I am afraid there is a chance I may not go.
      people like to vehemently defend their purchases and find it incredulous that anything could be better

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      Quote Originally Posted by Russell Peters View Post
      I am afraid there is a chance I may not go.
      It's unfortunate but with all of the builds you have going on at home, I was shocked when your name was on the vendor list to begin with.



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      i am trying to work out a way to go i have familey in town that week that nned to catch a plane saterday night 3.5 hours away

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      Quote Originally Posted by Russell Peters View Post
      I am afraid there is a chance I may not go.
      Maybe you could have Kevin32 cover for you....

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      Quote Originally Posted by Orlando View Post
      Got word that all of the 6' show tanks are already reserved?
      That's right. ....If someone really wants to enter some of their koi, I might be convinced to give up a tank. (I have two reserved.) I'm always eager to have more folks participate.

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      Quote Originally Posted by jimfish98 View Post
      I will be there part of the day Friday and maybe a bit on Saturday to see all of the fish. I let Henry know the other month that if a pair of EVO units didn't sell prior to the show, they would end up on his raffle table. At this pace there will be 2 new EVO 55W units up for grabs in the raffle.
      Great!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by Russell Peters View Post
      I am afraid there is a chance I may not go.
      Not allowed. Not the same without you. ....Besides, you need a break in better weather.

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      We did not want to do it, but we are going to be setting up some soft-side tanks for koi show entries along with the hard tanks. It's more work, but we could not turn away folks wanting to show their fish. There are now 31 entrants with 42 tanks reserved, plus vendors have reserved 7 tanks in the show for their customers to enter fish.

      Check out the website for updated info.... www.cfks.org .

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