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 From an ugly koi to?

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PostSubject: From an ugly koi to?   Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:49 pm

While do some other catching, managed to net this over the weekend.

This fish started out as orange / white and black, and I have had it since November last year. It has grown considerably and is now around 35cm long.

The amazing part is all the orange is disappearing, still a few small marks on the belly, what do you think?



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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:08 pm

Paul mentioned the other day that red can dissappear very quick on doits kois. Your koi looks very healthy.
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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:13 pm

Hi Wayne

Guess the variety
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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:14 pm

Thanx have started to feed garlic laced food once a day.....either garlic flakes or garlic oil added to food
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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:17 pm

Yes please any guess?
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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:33 pm

Sal dit nooit self geraai het nie...christie se dis 'n Benikikukuryo.

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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:53 pm

Difficult to see if it is really metallic, and if metallic, it appears to be quite a dull metallic.

If not metallic, it is rather a beni kumonryu.

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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:44 am

fish has almost no scales, just along the fin, and those seem metalic
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PostSubject: Re: From an ugly koi to?   Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:33 am

Ghost koi
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PostSubject: Koi ID   Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:21 pm

Gents definately Beni Kikokyru, you can see the metallic at edge of pecs.
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