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post #21 of 40 Old 05-28-2011, 03:36 PM
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hay,congrats on the fish.... what did you get ?

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
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post #22 of 40 Old 05-28-2011, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, I got 3 rather expensive koi and 3 shubunkin :D
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post #23 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 02:26 AM
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why expensive ? what size did you buy,i got all little ones so i can enjoy
watching them grow.

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #24 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 03:48 AM Thread Starter
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I bought the koi for £14.00 each and they were about 5 inches so quite small and the shubbies were £3.25 each and about 3 ish inches
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post #25 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 04:06 AM
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wow,i was trying to think how much my local water place
sells koi for,i know the samll ones were cheap,and the shubs about the same.

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #26 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 04:10 AM Thread Starter
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The bigger ones were about £56.00 and were about 10 inches maybe bigger
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post #27 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 04:17 AM
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blooming heck
i know they can be expensive,and that's why they are often targeted by theives,
google earth not always your friend you know !

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #28 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 04:25 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah they were way too expensive but they did say they were high grade
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post #29 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 01:12 PM
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Nice!!! Have any pics of the fish? I'm waiting on my lily pads and cattails to grow out some.

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post #30 of 40 Old 05-29-2011, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
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Fish ahoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! there are some on this thread....any fish in your pond at the moment ??:D
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