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post Sat, 15 May 2004 7:49 am
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What do you all think of this Nisai Ranchu ? Thai ? Japanese ?

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post Fri, 28 May 2004 7:55 am
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QUOTE(Frankie @ Thu 27 May 2004 12:55 PM)
Afterall, I can't think of any reason why Kashino would put up babies with potential for sale to the general public!  Heck, if you don't belong to his group, even the tosai/nisai he sells you are probably not that great.  So I imagine a few diehards here are realizing they have been taken for a ride with those "Japanese" ranchus they paid good money for. You've been buying craps!  rofl2.gif

I think that just because a girl do not make it to the finals of the Miss Universe contest does not mean that she is not beautiful. With people like Kashino-san breeding probably hundreds of thousands of ranchu frys annually, it is impossible for him to keep all. I believe that what goes into the market are still probably the top 3% to 5% of the season's breed.

The other reason that I can think of is that it is the cheapest way to obtain a good bloodline if you intends to breed it yourself. Sometimes, not so-good looking parents can produce excellent offsprings. It is a numbers game. As Dr Matsui said the secret of good Japanese ranchu is in its ruthless or highly selective culling.

The other thing is that raising the fry is the harder part of this equation. Even champion frys raised by the wrong method will spoil the fish. I think in this respect, the Thais still have much to learn from the Japs.
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yamato38gunkei   Ga 004 - Ranchu   Sat, 15 May 2004 7:49 am
Frankie   As a newbie and having seen many photos of ranchu ...   Sat, 15 May 2004 5:30 pm
Frankie   I would guess that it is a japanese   Sat, 15 May 2004 5:30 pm
Frankie   hello Mr Geert. I am very new to ranchu judgemen...   Sat, 15 May 2004 5:30 pm
Frankie   nice fish..... neat scales, tail open up nicely......   Sat, 15 May 2004 5:30 pm
Frankie   IMHO... Nice head Nice body Nice caudal peduncle ...   Sat, 15 May 2004 5:30 pm
Frankie   I love this fish. I don't care if it's Th...   Sat, 15 May 2004 5:30 pm
Frankie   I have guessed that it is a jap. however i think i...   Sat, 15 May 2004 7:56 pm
Frankie   pardon me if i am wrong, but from the look of the ...   Sat, 15 May 2004 9:11 pm
Frankie   I my opnion, I really think it is a Thai. I too ...   Sun, 16 May 2004 6:15 am
Frankie   That's a tough question. Belong to one of yo...   Sun, 16 May 2004 3:11 pm
yamato38gunkei   Maybe this will help a little. At the time of the...   Sun, 16 May 2004 7:52 pm
Frankie   looks thai, yet certain features it has resembles ...   Sun, 16 May 2004 7:52 pm
Frankie   That should explain why most feature not develop ...   Mon, 17 May 2004 11:24 am
HappyBuddha   Geert, I think many of us are quite eager to find...   Tue, 18 May 2004 7:35 am
olddog   I am sure its a Japanese bloodline. The tail bone ...   Tue, 18 May 2004 6:25 pm
Frankie   I think Geert is asking this "What do you all...   Wed, 19 May 2004 8:43 am
Frankie   doh... if tat's the case, we can only post si...   Wed, 19 May 2004 11:23 am
yamato38gunkei   No problem. All comments are welcome ! I hop...   Thu, 20 May 2004 6:43 am
Frankie   would definately say its "BELGIUM"   Thu, 20 May 2004 6:43 am
yamato38gunkei   OK, finally my answer ! It is a Ranchu I bred ...   Sun, 23 May 2004 5:52 pm
DIYGOLD   dear Geert, thanks for your answer. I think everyo...   Mon, 24 May 2004 4:55 pm
yamato38gunkei   I think a Thai Ranchu and a Japanese Ranchu shoul...   Tue, 25 May 2004 7:24 pm
Frankie   Does that mean that a Thai breed (Japanese) ranch...   Tue, 25 May 2004 8:26 pm
Frankie   The art of keeping Ranchu is not to approach it a...   Thu, 27 May 2004 8:25 am
yamato38gunkei   Of course ! But there are still more high qua...   Thu, 27 May 2004 8:25 am
yamato38gunkei   I do not know ! But again, the very best are...   Thu, 27 May 2004 8:25 am
yamato38gunkei   It is impossible to buy the best Ranchu, because ...   Thu, 27 May 2004 8:25 am
yamato38gunkei   It may be a good idea to contact Alvin Lim !   Thu, 27 May 2004 8:25 am
Frankie   I'm so confused. If breeders such as Kashino...   Thu, 27 May 2004 12:56 pm
Frankie   Well these Jap breeders are actually culling out ...   Thu, 27 May 2004 3:35 pm
Frankie   I think that just because a girl do not make it t...   Fri, 28 May 2004 7:55 am
Frankie   These Ranchu are VERY VALUABLE to breed from ...   Fri, 28 May 2004 7:55 am
Frankie   I think if you are Mr Kashino. you will do the sa...   Fri, 28 May 2004 8:50 am
DIYGOLD   I think to understand what worth to buy takes a l...   Fri, 28 May 2004 6:16 pm


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