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post Tue, 08 Jun 2004 7:26 pm
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Hi everbody,

Just bought my first panda (demekin with a butterfly tails.)

Feel free to comment cos I'm new to this type of fish.

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post Thu, 10 Jun 2004 12:35 pm
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QUOTE(Secretary @ Thu 10 Jun 2004 07:42 AM)
The size 4.5inches to be exact.
I thought it was cheap cost I compare the price to ranchu.
What other goldfish can be kept as topview besides Runchu.
Cos I find TV ranchu very ex and nice one hard to find and lagi ex.

Does Demekin feed on worms only? Can recomment any pallets.
Thanks.

I believe that the seller labelled it as a panda or told you so. In China, a panda is always higher priced as compare to other color. Some good specimens are over several thousands and much more expensive than any ranchu. Mainly due to the coloration.

Dragon eyes requires a lot of worms. Also larger space and extremely clean and highly oxygenated water. Also Panda coloration is unstable, so be prepare to spend time and effort to maintain the color.

As for food, any types and NO special color enhancing food.

The other varieties that are kept as top view are celestial, bubble eyes, toad eyes, tosakin, jikin. Newer varieties are butterfly ryukin. In Japan, there is an annual goldfish competition are judged in top view even for other varieties.
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GA Secretary   Ga 012 - Demekin   Tue, 08 Jun 2004 7:26 pm
chanB   8-) very beautiful, what's the price$? Wh...   Tue, 08 Jun 2004 8:16 pm
Frankie   beauty...where a legend begins rgds,   Tue, 08 Jun 2004 8:16 pm
Frankie   looks more like a sideview demekin interesting co...   Tue, 08 Jun 2004 8:59 pm
Frankie   Eyes - good balance, well spaced, and positioned ...   Tue, 08 Jun 2004 8:58 pm
GA Secretary   I bought this 4inch fish at Pasir Ris for $20...   Tue, 08 Jun 2004 10:59 pm
Frankie   1st a correction. It's a Tri-Color butterfly t...   Wed, 09 Jun 2004 6:22 am
Frankie   Is the measurement of 4 inches from tip of mouth ...   Wed, 09 Jun 2004 7:46 am
Frankie   Correct. Dragon eyes price seldom go beyond ...   Wed, 09 Jun 2004 10:29 am
GA Secretary   The size 4.5inches to be exact. I thought it was c...   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 7:43 am
Frankie   You think $20 is cheap? You think wrong. :D...   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 8:29 am
Frankie   I believe that the seller labelled it as a panda ...   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 12:35 pm
GA Secretary   Here are the sideview pic. Now look like a tri-col...   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 7:28 pm
CyberET   imho, it looks so much better sideview, than from...   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 7:28 pm
Frankie   Grin. That's not a butterfly tails. That...   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 8:13 pm
CyberET   what is a butterfly, and what is a sideview demek...   Thu, 10 Jun 2004 8:36 pm
Frankie   Can I see an example of non-butterfly sideview de...   Sat, 12 Jun 2004 10:59 am
Frankie   U very sure u talking about demekin, AKA dragon e...   Sat, 12 Jun 2004 7:53 pm
Frankie   I didn't know Butterfly Demekin is "new...   Sun, 13 Jun 2004 5:34 pm
Frankie   maybe we can shift this discussion away from this ...   Mon, 14 Jun 2004 3:26 pm
Frankie   Oh please don't stop. I think it's good w...   Tue, 15 Jun 2004 8:25 am
Frankie   i'm not so sure what "demekin " act...   Tue, 15 Jun 2004 11:03 am


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