Dainichi is one of the biggest and most famous names in Koi. Run by the sons of the deceased high-end Koi breeder Minoru Mano, Dainichi Koi Farm thrives as one of the busiest and most professional Koi outlets in the Japan with 3 state of the art facilities in Niigata, the home of the Nishikigoi. Dainichi concentrates heavily on body shape, and the original Dainichi was quite huge and impressive. Dainichi Koi Farm still uses parent Koi left to them by their father, breeding prize winning Kohaku, Sanke and Showa varieties. Dainichi Koi have been champions in the All Japan, ZNA and Nogyosai Koi shows over the years.
Trapond is a combination word for Trapal and pond. This type of pond is affordable and easy to set-up. Most of the fish keeper here in the Philippines used this type of pond including me. Here are the photos of my trapond
All about Head Growth
An excerpt found at fynnmood.com
This article is divided into three parts. The first part would bring us back to the birth place of goldfish - China, their original description of the different kind of head growth. The second part would cover the Thai description of the different kind of head growth. The article will try to link these two countries description to match each other. Finally the third part of the article we will take a look at some of the common varieties that should fall on which particular categories.
The following knowledge learned is contributed by a few graceful experts who were always readily and willing to share their perception.
Head growth development is abnormal growths of outer layer of skin, like the snake accumulating its shed skin. Basically, the Chinese have divided the kind of head growth into 3 types:
Goose Head (it is also know as High Head)
Goose Head is goldfish with enlarged head growth li…