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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 6:04 pm
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Lionhead enter as Ranchu in competition har .... if the judge is really expert hor, then dun even need to judge. Immediate disqualify. Submitting of entry is the responsibility of the owner, not the organiser. At least yet to see someone enter ryukin under oranda ... kekekekeke, try think about Dragon Eyes Pearlscale, should it be in Dragon eyes or Pearlscale ? hahahahaha

Other than the head growth, the main different is the body structure.

But now, simply too much inbreeding and crossing that the head of a ranchu lost the firmness of the original one. More of a mix of lionhead hood in a ranchu.

Not all lionhead is straight back hor. Some does have that, very very close, curve of the ranchu back. So the major different between a ranchu and a lionhead become very "rojak", genetic scrambling.

Simply term the cross breed of a ranchu with big overly soft growth hood as lion-chu. A Ranchu will be those with 2 distinctive cheeks and a solid firm hood and of course the usual nice body curvature. Simply why noone actually ask, why the Chinese term it as Tiger head ? Think and you will get the answer.

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QUOTE(The Matrix @ Thu, 06 Jan 2005 6:04 pm)
Lionhead enter as Ranchu in competition har .... if the judge is really expert hor, then dun even need to judge. Immediate disqualify. Submitting of entry is the responsibility of the owner, not the organiser. At least yet to see someone enter ryukin under oranda ... kekekekeke, try think about Dragon Eyes Pearlscale, should it be in Dragon eyes or Pearlscale ? hahahahaha

Other than the head growth, the main different is the body structure.

But now, simply too much inbreeding and crossing that the head of a ranchu lost the firmness of the original one. More of a mix of lionhead hood in a ranchu.

Not all lionhead is straight back hor. Some does have that, very very close, curve of the ranchu back. So the major different between a ranchu and a lionhead become very "rojak", genetic scrambling.

Simply term the cross breed of a ranchu with big overly soft growth hood as lion-chu. A Ranchu will be those with 2 distinctive cheeks and a solid firm hood and of course the usual nice body curvature. Simply why noone actually ask, why the Chinese term it as Tiger head ? Think and you will get the answer.

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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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