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PostSubject: Some of this season's metallics.   Fri Feb 22, 2008 8:30 am

4 Months old.

I am only a backyard breeder and do this mostly for the enjoyment.



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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Fri Feb 22, 2008 8:59 am

Very good growth considering the stock density. Suppose you used quite a lot of live food, eg daphnia etc. How many times did you cull so far. Kujaku, Ogon, Hariwake spawning?

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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:11 am

Sorry I should have mentioned they are grown in a mudpond in my yard, I have two mudponds at home and I live in town.
Talk about koikichi Shocked

They were from a Hariwaki Kujaku spawn
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PostSubject: Topic: Some of this season's metallics.   Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:36 am

Nice to have a big yard, what are you going to do with all of them?
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:40 am

Hi Nelius,

I do have a local buyer, helps to pay for the food ect.
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:09 am

A few pics to give you an idea.

Large pond Winter and Summer




Smaller ponds 100 000l each Winter / Summer


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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Sat Feb 23, 2008 2:38 pm

Impressive!

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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:01 pm

Did someone mentioned " Back Yard" What a Face

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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:34 am

Some more pics.



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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Wed Jun 25, 2008 7:31 pm

Very nice Jaco

Where did you buy the net from and do you know the price p/m and what is the name of the net?
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Thu Jun 26, 2008 12:58 pm

Thanks Collin,

I bought the net from Alnet 14 x 80m and paid R 2400 if I remember correctly.
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Thu Jun 26, 2008 2:34 pm

Thank you Jaco

Keep on breeding you are doing well.
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Thu Jun 26, 2008 2:42 pm

Jaco, your kois are stunning - the local bred kois from ammateur breeders in the cape does not come close to that.
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Thu Jun 26, 2008 2:56 pm

Thanks for the kind words Wayne Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:03 pm

What do you think of these?
Pics taken right after they came from the mud pond so the Hi looks thin.













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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:26 pm

Jaco, the quality looks excellent...must be honest that to me, from a buyers prospective i can't see much of a difference between those and imported tosai.
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PostSubject: Re: Some of this season's metallics.   Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:55 am

Thanks Wayne,
My dream is to win Supreme Grand Champion with one of my own bred fish.
I will post some pictures again after this next season and you will see how the red thickened.
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