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by Marilyn
February 14th, 2018, 10:02 am
Forum: Members Area
Topic: Pink or not Pink
Replies: 26
Views: 443

Re: Pink or not Pink

One of the more useful terms is is the translucence of pink beni. My first year in the hobby I was fortunate to hear am American judge of Japanese descent describe it. He said to look for beni that looks like a stained glass window.
by Marilyn
February 14th, 2018, 10:00 am
Forum: Members Area
Topic: Pink or not Pink
Replies: 26
Views: 443

Re: Pink or not Pink

All different beni tones can be higher or lower quality.

Here is a thread that happened on Koiphen a while ago. It might have some helpful information.

http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showthread.php?153758-Is-this-pink-beni
by Marilyn
February 11th, 2018, 3:31 pm
Forum: Members Area
Topic: Pink or not Pink
Replies: 26
Views: 443

Re: Pink or not Pink

It has the translucence of what I am used to seeing on Pink beni so I think so.
by Marilyn
February 11th, 2018, 9:41 am
Forum: Members Area
Topic: Pink or not Pink
Replies: 26
Views: 443

Re: Pink or not Pink

I don't know if this will help folks or not but there is a Pink Beni kid is this group. It's from last year at this time and yes, it's sold. ;)

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by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 8:30 pm
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

That is a shame she lost him. To have moved all her koi up there and lose them her first winter must have been tough. Some lessons have to be learned from experience instead of warnings from others.
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 7:48 pm
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

I'm not privy to any lengthy discussions about her. I think you may be right on the time frame but only the koi knows for sure. The funny thing is, when I was pulling together the pics for this thread, I stumbled across an INC Matsunosuke Sanke I purchased on the same trip. They give a similar impre...
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 7:17 pm
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

Btw, my dear friend bought one of these koi, too. Actually, I think she has two from this lot but the one I'm thinking of would be a great koi to show how patterns that are asymmetrical can really pull together as a koi matures. I'll have to ask permission and track down the progress pics but she wo...
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Tokyo/Hiroshima/Isawa bound PSKoi Winter 2018
Replies: 337
Views: 6030

Re: Ojiya/Tokyo/Hiroshima/Isawa bound PSKoi Winter 2018

I understand, when I had a chance to go to the Arizona memorial site I became so emotional on the drive there that I ended up not going. I had a great uncle that was at Pearl when the attack happened. During the course of the war he had 5 ships blown out from under him. It was truly a great generati...
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 7:10 pm
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

I hope she doesn't end up like those radishes. :-D
I'm glad you folks enjoyed the thread.

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