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PostSubject: Two step Kohaku   Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:18 am

Bought this Local bred Kohaku from Collin in Pretoria a year ago. It is developing quite nicely for a local bred. Now 35 cm



Pitty about the red in the tail and dorsal fin. What is your views?

By the way, welcome to the forum Collin.

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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:32 am

Herewith another photo


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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:19 pm

I also bought two Kohaku's from Colin at last years show. One is a Torazo Kohaku and the other a Skakuza Kohaku. (Not sure how to spell this )

I think it is a bueatifull koi. Yes it might not have all the show qualities that are required but the skin, shape and colour qualities are really good. It could do with more white towards the front but other than that it is bueatifull koi

My Skakuza was roughly 25cm when i bought it and the last time i measured it it was 53cm. I have never seen koi grow this fast - amazing. The torazo koahku was 20cm when i bought it and i estimate it about 30cm at the moment.
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Apr 30, 2008 7:57 pm

Hi Paul

Thank you! As I said to the day on the farm the red might pull back over some time as the koi grow. You could see some examples of it in the Kokugyo Vol 2

Hi Wayne

The spelling is Sakuma post some photos of it lets see it and then discuss it here.
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:09 pm

Collin wrote:
The spelling is Sakuma post some photos of it lets see it and then discuss it here.

Thanks Colin....i better make a note somewhere of that blood line. Photos.....hmmm....we wil have to see. Wink It is very difficult to catch a koi in my pond.
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:24 pm

Ok heres my monster. Not a show fish in my opion but still a nice fish and huge. Nissai and measuring 52cm.



Bought from - Orient Koi Farm
Year bought - May 2007
Bloodline - Sakuma
Price Paid - R 800
Length when purhcased - 24cm Tosai
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:37 pm

Hi Wayne

She is beautiful. She will be a good breeder.
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:41 pm

You intrested in buying her back...for breeding? Very Happy Laughing Cool lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:46 pm

You never know I might think about it. I will show you some of her sisters at the show. They are not as big though about 45cm.
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:11 am

Baie mooi Paul, wit lyk amper blou, glad nie sleg nie Collin.
Wayne jou vis se bodyshape is perfek, baie mooi en sterk.
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PostSubject: Re: Two step Kohaku   Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:05 pm

My monster took 1st place in local bred kohaku at the western cape show....difficult to believe but it happened.
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