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PostSubject: Spawning 2011   Spawning 2011 Icon_minitimeSun Oct 09, 2011 5:46 am

Decided to spawn two batches this year.

Yamazaki Ginrin Ochiba x Yamazaki Chagoi and Yamazaki Saragoi. Babies arrived...

Sakai SFF Kohakus x Chogoru Purachina's. Eggs arrived ... bounce

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PostSubject: Re: Spawning 2011   Spawning 2011 Icon_minitimeSun Oct 09, 2011 5:37 pm

Hi Paul,

Why Platinum with Kohaku ?
My pond temp on 18c now, was too cold to spawn here yet.
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PostSubject: Re: Spawning 2011   Spawning 2011 Icon_minitimeTue Oct 11, 2011 10:07 am

Hi Jaco


The serious koi keeper goes for Kohaku, Sanke, Showa and Utsuri, but they make up a small percentage of buyers. I found that the biggest demand amongst the majority of koi keepers including the water feature owners is for bling bling.

I rather import the Kohaku Sanke and Showa and produce the bling bling myself. (Quantities)

With a Kohaku/Platinum spawning, you can expect to get good quality Hariwake, but also a small percentage of metallic Kohaku/Kikusui which is very pretty?

Your can apparently also cull from a fairly early age by keeping the well patterned babies with good luster.

With this spawn, I should also get non metallic Kohaku (and Platinum), as I used a Kohaku male and female and a Platinum male and female.

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Makes perfect sense, please keep us updated as they babies grow.
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PostSubject: Re: Spawning 2011   Spawning 2011 Icon_minitimeWed Nov 02, 2011 11:37 am

Since birth, we had very cold weather, so got a very slow growth rate.

1.5 cm - 2 cm after 3 weeks is not good, but the weather has turned today.

Ochiba, Chagoi, Saragoi spawning:

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PostSubject: Re: Spawning 2011   Spawning 2011 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 25, 2012 11:13 am

Admin,
Please post some updates....I would love to see how they are doing>
I think my spawn is from chagoi GR with assorted males...(I think), so might give me an idea what am I having.
What do U get from purachina and kohaku?
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