Using a Culling Net

This brief article describes how to use a culling net. Not how to cull, but some of the many things to consider when you do culling of your prized new fry..

  • Flip the net around every time you take a new scoop. It will prevent any blockage of the fine net from dirt build-up.

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Judging Criteria

In koi keeping, body shape, color, and pattern are judged in that order. The body shape takes priority because, irrespective of the standard of color and pattern, a body that is too long, too short, too thin, or too round will constitute inferior quality. The bigger and better the body shape, the better the impression; and the better a koi's movement will be. A koi with a pot belly cannot have a graceful swimming motion. Deformities demand immediate elimination (although it is questionable whether the koi should have been entered at all).

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We are in Japan!

The 2012 Season photo's. Many of the pictures are of fish that we can only have on reserve for a short time. The pic's may also not be that great, but view the images together with the YouTube video's and if you are interested, call fro better pics if needed.

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