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Tank Talk | Upper Midwest Koi Show 2013

Tank Talk | Upper Midwest Koi Show 2013

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awlGwQggFlA Over the weekend I made the long drive from Northern Minnesota down to Minneapolis to attend the Upper Midwest Koi Show.  The last time I went to this show was back in 2010, and Southwest Koi and Goldfish (a vendor from Chicago) was there selling fish.  I called them a couple months…
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Hammerscales, Mirrorscales, and Leather Goldfish

Hammerscales, Mirrorscales, and Leather Goldfish

After my last post about the batik scale type, I thought it would be fun to highlight some other rare and different goldfish scale types!  The HammerscaleIn the words of professional goldfish breeder and marine biologist Steve Hopkins, the hammerscale has “an indentation in the scale which makes light reflect in all directions and gives…
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