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post Mon, 03 Jan 2005 11:53 pm
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Is this a lionchu or ranchu? Feel free to comment on the fish.

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post Thu, 06 Jan 2005 11:40 am
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I guess many people make the same mistake of naming anything with an overly grown head and a curve back as a ranchu. Not wrong also.

Ranchu has already break up into various form and in fact, hobbyists start to break them into countries - Chinese, Thai, Japan and even UK.

Just remember 1 thing, all classifications comes under the Chinese way.

Lion-head refers to head of a Wen-yu. Eg, Oranda
Tiger-head refers to head growth of a Dan-zhong. Eg, lionhead, ranchu
High-head refers to hood growth of a Wen-Yu, Eg, crown pearl, red-cap oranda
Flat-head refers to head of any varieties without muscle growth. Eg, Ryukin, Comet

It's the confusion when translate to English and cause a lot of problems to many.

Since Dan-Zhong already so confusing, better not touch the more complex Wen-Zhong.

Dan-Zhong simply fish without dosal. Eg, Ranchu, Lionhead, Celestial, Bubble-eyes, Pompon, Dragon-eye Egg fish ... even dosal-less pearlscale also in Dan-Zhong category.

The confusing part is Ranchu and Lionhead. Got to go back to history of some a thousands years ago. hahahaha ... who the hell give the name Ranchu. hahahaha.

Go lunch then see what I can come out with ... or someone try to make a more detail description between the 2.
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infocus   Lionchu Or Ranchu   Mon, 03 Jan 2005 11:53 pm
desireless   Lionchu (Tancho) Try to pump up the hood with gre...   Wed, 05 Jan 2005 11:11 pm
CP   This means Lionchu = Tancho,which is not right. I...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 10:19 am
desireless   I didn't say tancho = lionchu Else I wouldn...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 1:32 pm
jowy_ham   What's the diff betw ranchu and lionchu ? Ran...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 3:23 am
GF Lover   Correct me if I am wrong. The original Lionhead fr...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 8:00 am
CP   The area where 'buffalohead' growth is sh...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 10:34 am
jowy_ham   "Goosehead" goldfish :unsure , can post...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 9:29 am
The Matrix   want more ? Tiger-head 虎头, Lion-he...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 10:23 am
goldrush   good morning bros if you classify the above as t...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 11:06 am
CP   Gd morning Goldrush, Sorry I a bit fussy this mo...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 11:20 am
goldrush   Sorry sorry my mistake for being too specific t...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 12:24 pm
The Matrix   I guess many people make the same mistake of namin...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 11:40 am
CP   Pardon my ignorance,with regards to the question ...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 1:14 pm
The Matrix   even if u say it is a ranchu still not right. Ra...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 1:56 pm
desireless   Yeah.. that's why cannot call it a true blue ...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 2:03 pm
CP   http://www.RafflesGold.com/forums/index.ph...indpo...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 3:35 pm
desireless   Can you post a clearer pix of the head wens of yo...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 5:19 pm
GF Lover   This is a typical lionhead. http://www.rafflesgol...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 4:59 pm
GF Lover   This is a goosehead http://www.rafflesgold.com/fo...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 5:00 pm
desireless   Actually we have drifted a bit away from "lio...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 5:17 pm
Seacucumber   aiyah.....now its very debative liao.... cross unt...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 5:26 pm
desireless   GOOSEHEAD LIONCHU!!! :D   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 5:30 pm
mountain   after so many postings.. i haven't saw the wor...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:03 pm
The Matrix   Lionhead enter as Ranchu in competition har .... i...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:04 pm
Seacucumber   the foreign thing to me now is the diff between...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:05 pm
desireless   NA! Tigerhead ranchu! :rofl3 http://www....   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:25 pm
CP   :rofl3 :rofl3 :rofl3 But I getting more conf...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:37 pm
Seacucumber   simi si traditional ranchu??   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:04 pm
desireless   Come to think of it... LIONCHU is also ranchu... I...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:04 pm
infocus   kekekeke...... The body to me is ranchu. The head ...   Thu, 06 Jan 2005 11:24 pm
jowy_ham   Thanks for the link, bro desireless. I re-read t...   Fri, 07 Jan 2005 1:53 am
infocus   Thanks for the comment. I got it for 80 bucks. I...   Fri, 07 Jan 2005 7:48 pm
The Matrix   Lionchu, Ranchu of modern days are all classified ...   Fri, 07 Jan 2005 2:34 am
peter porker   good buy in my opinion, as opposed for the $6...   Fri, 07 Jan 2005 10:43 pm
infocus   Sorry, the other one should be $40. I gave ...   Fri, 07 Jan 2005 11:25 pm
ball   After reading this discussion on lionchu and ranch...   Sat, 08 Jan 2005 1:00 am
desireless   Confusing meh? I think it is very clear now... :g...   Sat, 08 Jan 2005 1:12 am
MachoRanchu   Hi all, Need your expert help in classifying my r...   Wed, 27 Jun 2007 11:53 pm
small_ranchu   It looks like lionchu to me. Well what do I know,...   Thu, 28 Jun 2007 12:47 am
MachoRanchu   It looks like lionchu to me. Well what do I know...   Thu, 28 Jun 2007 9:55 am
desireless   The head pattern of this piece suggest that it is ...   Fri, 29 Jun 2007 2:21 pm

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