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by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Tokyo/Hiroshima/Isawa bound PSKoi Winter 2018
Replies: 341
Views: 29878

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: 23
Views: 4056

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

I hope she doesn't end up like those radishes. :-D
I'm glad you folks enjoyed the thread.
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 11:02 am
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 23
Views: 4056

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

And for reference, having seen pics of this koi and had a lengthy discussion about her at a koi show with one of my favorite American judges, this is a picture of a Dainichi Showa named Daikon. Yep, after the radish. :d This image definitely was a deciding factor in my selection of this tosai. The h...
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 10:57 am
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 23
Views: 4056

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

And this is how she is today, winter 2018. She remains a little on the smaller side and is 26". What I am excited about is that everything is holding well and the sumi is truly beginning to emerge. Her frame will support more growth and she will remain with Taniguchi to get more size. You can s...
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 10:53 am
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 23
Views: 4056

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

This is her the next year season. Things were starting to come together on her.
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 10:52 am
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 23
Views: 4056

Re: Taniguchi Sanke

Here she is with a number of the other koi Russ purchased the following year.
Most of them got a good jump on her in the size department.

Nisai
by Marilyn
February 7th, 2018, 10:49 am
Forum: Koi Education and Evaluation
Topic: Taniguchi Sanke
Replies: 23
Views: 4056

Taniguchi Sanke

With all the little squirt Taniguchi Sanke being posted, I thought it might be fun to do a thread on a Taniguchi Sanke I picked up as tosai back in April 2015. That was my first time in Japan and it was a wonderful trip. Just to fill you in on my thought process on this selection, the first thing th...
by Marilyn
February 6th, 2018, 8:36 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Tokyo/Hiroshima/Isawa bound PSKoi Winter 2018
Replies: 341
Views: 29878

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

And it was a long day. Hmmm
by Marilyn
February 6th, 2018, 8:20 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Tokyo/Hiroshima/Isawa bound PSKoi Winter 2018
Replies: 341
Views: 29878

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

inazuma28 wrote:Im very excited about this! Ive wanted a mukashi for ages.


His have amazing sheen and body. It's a lovely combination. :-BD
by Marilyn
February 6th, 2018, 7:42 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Tokyo/Hiroshima/Isawa bound PSKoi Winter 2018
Replies: 341
Views: 29878

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

His koi are beautiful. I love the Sensuke line.

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