My Koi Addiction....

Discussion in 'Garden Pond Talk' started by CometKeith, Oct 21, 2017.

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    Tula

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    Really glad you were able to catch the other one :)
     
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    I guess "tiny" is relative - compared to your other koi, those two are definitely tiny!
     
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    Anyone one know where I can find a decent "Aka Hajiro Butterfly koi" or "Ogata Beni Hajiro" for sale?
     
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    I special ordered 2 pure black koi from a local importer. Ended up with one bronze and a Hajiro. The red with the white tips would be awesome, ours is hard to spot with just fins and tail visable.
     
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    Depending on budget, if I wanted a specific type of koi, I'd contact a reputable dealer :)
     
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    I didn't even know the existence of the Aka Hajiro until I watched this video and saw that beautiful butterfly koi...I want it!

     
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    I *LOVE* the concept but good grief that piano is so annoyingly out of tune I can't watch!!!
     
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    I was just showing the fish, I just mute videos if I don't like the sound :)
     
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    I always have the sound off. Hate the over and over music on some of the stuff.
     
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    Someone please talk about their koi.....I'm going through withdraw:arghh:
     
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    Thank you!!!!!!!
    Your koi are getting more and more relaxed every time I see them.. .beautiful! :)
     
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    Steve. I almost got a chance to visit Kodama in Hawaii. We had really cheap frequent flier tickets booked to Hawaii and had the time to go to Ohau for a day, but our daughter decided it was too expensive to get her diving cert in Hawaii and we are going to Costa Rica instead. It would have been really fun to pick out a Koi but oh well. My wife was totally on board which was really cool. Also looked at among other things tickets to Japan and found round trip tickets for $640. We will have a nice time in Costa Rica but I doubt I will be buying any koi!
     
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    Keith, You would have had to buy a koi !! Everyone needs a "souvenir " from a special trip :)
     
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    I’m contimplating koi. Butterfly koi, preferably solid colored, like black, or metallic, or a deep red with white accents. I found a metallic pale gold standard koi at Walmart, almost got it, just cause it was such a pretty color, but I’m not set up for a koi yet. I guess I got lucky no one was in the pet dept!
     
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    lol you dodged the bullet, buying and then rushing to get ready for that new one!
     
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    I was going to put it in the aquarium with my babies, but was worried it might eat them. And as it was 3-4”, much bigger than them, might overwhelm the bacteria started, so yeah.
     
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