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PostSubject: my new showa   Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:12 pm

Hi, bought this showa from penrith koi farm at this years east london koi show, what do you guys think? I just wish there was some white on its head, its still small, less than 15cm, any guesses whether its male or female?
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PostSubject: Re: my new showa   Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:30 pm

Hi Chris I am not sure abot the sex but they want all 3 colours on the head but showas can change a lot in 3 years.Good luck and enjoy your fish.

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PostSubject: Re: my new showa   Sat Jun 23, 2012 8:13 am

hi chris is it local breed or imported and i think it is gowing to be a hi showa (no idea if it is a male or female)
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PostSubject: Re: my new showa   Sat Jun 23, 2012 8:50 am

Its locally bred by penrith koi farm, from japanese parents. Its actually my first showa. Its so difficult to find good fish in EL so I bought a few at the show, even though my new pond isn't finished yet. Once my pond is done ill make a plan to buy some good fish.

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PostSubject: Re: my new showa   Sat Jun 23, 2012 4:26 pm

chris coomber wrote:
Its locally bred by penrith koi farm, from japanese parents. Its actually my first showa. Its so difficult to find good fish in EL so I bought a few at the show, even though my new pond isn't finished yet. Once my pond is done ill make a plan to buy some good fish.

Penrith had some very nice fish at the show in Jbg...Toooooo small to sex!
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PostSubject: Re: my new showa   Sun Jul 01, 2012 1:07 am

In the photo you can't see much white on this showa, but when its swimming in my pond you see allot more white, I'm hoping that as it grows the hi will move up and more white will be visible from directly above it, especially once it gets a bit fatter. There's a small bit of white on its head, how do the colours develop on a showa, does the hi shrink as the koi grows like a kohaku?
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PostSubject: Re: my new showa   Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:51 pm

I think it will end up being a nice looking showa when its bigger.

The white will come up abit into the head.
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