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by PinkRules
April 23rd, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Spring 2019
Replies: 345
Views: 584857

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Spring 2019

Marilyn wrote:Amazing how good the lower grade looks.


I was hoping my fav was overlooked. It is the second most expensive. This is an ongoing conspiracy. :AR!
by PinkRules
April 18th, 2019, 7:32 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Spring 2019
Replies: 345
Views: 584857

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Spring 2019

I don't know why I didn't see this before. Murata fish have sensuke body with more intense red beni. Did Murata comment on his breeding goal and what he looks for?
by PinkRules
November 5th, 2018, 4:19 pm
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 316355

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018

Thanks for the INC treats
by PinkRules
October 26th, 2018, 8:34 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 316355

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018

Also, is the removal of secondary beni a breeder's secret or is it a process you could share with us? I would be very interested to know how to go about that. I heard lemon juice would do it, but I'm skeptical that such a weak acid would be effective. Most of the breeders just cut it out of the ski...
by PinkRules
October 25th, 2018, 6:15 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 316355

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018

I had also been looking at some of Hosokai's Aka Matsuba and picked up three that I thought were the best of his small Nisai that he had at the moment. I was not concerned about the Matsuba scales but looked for sheen and body. I asked Masaru if the door would darken and he said yes. I am going to ...
by PinkRules
October 23rd, 2018, 11:41 pm
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 316355

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018

Rainblood wrote:Whats the deal with that?
How come some dealers are allowed to pull fish? I've even seen customers pulling fish.

Is it a monetary or just hey I need an extra set of hands in the water?


Maybe you have to pass a fish handling test.

Rain will be wrestling 16" class fish.
by PinkRules
October 20th, 2018, 9:43 am
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 316355

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi Fall 2018

I'm pretty sure she will be included when he does his travelogue later. Here's the video he sent as a teaser. I'm so pleased to see her Sumi continues to come in. The water is a little choppy, she's a big girl and stirs the water up a bit. :YMDAYDREAM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt2inRFBMt4&am...
by PinkRules
April 28th, 2018, 10:13 pm
Forum: Japan Buying Trips
Topic: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi - Spring 2018
Replies: 142
Views: 222444

Re: Ojiya/Hiroshima/Isawa Bound PSKoi - Spring 2018

audioenvy wrote:Did you happen to see this little lady while you were there?



Awesome sanke. I'd be curious too.
by PinkRules
April 27th, 2018, 10:56 am
Forum: Members Area
Topic: Hard & Soft Beni
Replies: 6
Views: 21037

Re: Hard & Soft Beni

Color is only one of many indicators but not always a reliable one. Beni presentation, depth, evenness, pattern, and especially beni plate edge all need to be taken into account.

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