BKKS National Show June 2009

Lozbug

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For those whom like Koi...! Was at the BKKS National Koi Show this past weekend. Some really beautiful fish there! Was great fun saw lots of folks i met last year, some i knew already and met some new folk too! (Ed was amongst those i saw too!)

Few Piccys!













 

samc

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cool koi!
i think the dome thing is cool too. good idea
 

Lozbug

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Was really pretty awesome, plastic dome with sponge edge to float.. then use pond vac to suck the air out, it fills with water and guy suggests tempting fish in with food till they get used to it. then to empty (suggested every 3 weeks for cleaning) use tube and suck to siphon water out. Really does give you an amazing look at the fish. Doubt it's easy to handle thou!!! and verrry expensive.. £895 each! :wideyed:

I was very very tempted with a gin rin showa! but there was no room in the car :(
 

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Great pics Loz. Was a great weekend but I'm still trying to catch up on sleep! Only had about 4 or 5 hours each night - too much drinking!!!!

Those domes look good when clean but just imagine cleaning them every couple of weeks!!! They're big things!
 

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Loving that floating dome ideal, ingenious :)

All I know about Koi I learnt from Dan the other week after he'd drunk most of a bottle of vodka, either way even I love some of the patterning on those fish!

Sam
 

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Ed Seeley said:
Great pics Loz. Was a great weekend but I'm still trying to catch up on sleep! Only had about 4 or 5 hours each night - too much drinking!!!!

Those domes look good when clean but just imagine cleaning them every couple of weeks!!! They're big things!
i hear that Ed, i made the mistake of hitting the bar at 1 o'clock on saturday too!! lol

yeh be verrry hard to handle! clever idea thou
 

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Dan Crawford said:
Great pic Loz, and great koi. It's such a shame i couldn't make it, i was busy "working" with Steve and Saintly ;)
Ta!

I know, wish you could have... you could have come and helped me 'work at the bar' ;)
 

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Cool fish and nice pics! :D

I'm not a big fan of showing fish, but I have a new appreciation for Koi after seeing Dan's in several states of mind at his BBQ.

Those domes are a bit odd, but effective all the same.
 

Lozbug

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i dont know if i could ever show, i'd be a big worried mess :lol: but i do like to go and see it all.

:)

Pic's would have been better if 1. i hadnt been drunk for most of the weekend and 2. my new camera had arrived in time!!! grr.
 
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