How do you fight back the temptation to buy new koi

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    Tula

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    I've rehomed several koi I purchased and all the koi spawned in my pond I'm down to one I purchased ( ginrin chagoi ) and my three original koi. The three originals are pond mutts, but I'm quite attached to them after 12 years......so it'll be very tough if I purchase a new fish and have to rehome one of my originals....which is probably why I don't have any new fish !
     
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    I love a loyal fish owner! I know there are people who want a certain look in their pond, but I just want happy, healthy fish. I'm sure they look at me and think "We've seen better looking humans, but she's ours so I guess we'll keep her!"
     
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    LOL Lisa I love it!
     
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    The best way to stop yourself from not buying more fish is not to go look.
     
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    if it was that easy for me, I wouldn't have started this KA group:LOL:
     
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    whats the best way not to go look :D
     
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    lol dsnt matter may b next owner is better and loyal to it anyway fish is happy healthy until some one takes care of it and gives food , u can add new flavor to it too .
    true i think all animals deserve same treatment no mater what , so if ur getting a new pet , it deserves ur love same way as an old one
     
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    ummmm you're not helping! :ROFLMAO:
     
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    The best way not to buy any more fish is try to remember the last time you had too many fish and what problems it caused. For that reason I set a strict number that is acceptable. Once I hit that number I can't buy any new ones unless I lose a fish. Just keep thinking of the number and that will stop you from buying more. My last pond my strict number was 8. I couldn't buy a fish unless it went under that number. The only thing that changed is they had a lot of babies but I did not buy any more fish!
     
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