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white horse T1
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once upon a time, rafflesgold was an exciting website where goldfish hobbists exchange pointers.



it differentiates itself from the rest of the forum with no nonsense approach and no "unsubtantiated comments " .no commercial agenda,



today it is a quiet forum

CP
"Quiet" is understated. More like dead. biggrin.gif

Come to think of it, the "once upon a time" is now almost 10 years.

I still pop in quite often....... to nothing. rolleyes.gif
top_view_ranchu
So, how sud we make this full of informations site revive again leh???
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emil_selbor
QUOTE(top_view_ranchu @ Mon, 26 Mar 2012 8:24 pm) *

So, how sud we make this full of informations site revive again leh???
unsure.gif

But we learned a lot from the posts here in raffles gold. I just hope this site will become active again.
UnSun
Being a pioneer site, things always get a bit stale after awhile.(just like an old marriage) Needs some TLC to spike things up and move with the times. I see on many occasions when new or not so new members posted their treads, they don't get any reply or a long overdue one. This kills off enthusiasm and new blood participation which are vital to any forum. sad.gif But still, this is a very good forum and has got plenty of good articles from the past. good_very.gif
Veryl
I for one learned more about fancy goldfish on this site than any other place.
I also referred other goldfish lovers to this site and still do. IMHO there is more info here than on any
other place on the web or any book i have read.

goldrush

O we are not dead but just getting old
But dying has made us rarer gifts than precious gold
Speak not from our mouth but was rightly told
We may lose our glitters ,we may lose our shine but we remain,Rafflesgold...... peace.gif
walkram
QUOTE(goldrush @ Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:04 pm) *

O we are not dead but just getting old
But dying has made us rarer gifts than precious gold
Speak not from our mouth but was rightly told
We may lose our glitters ,we may lose our shine but we remain,Rafflesgold...... peace.gif



Well said good_very.gif
walkram
Really hope to see RG active again yes.gif
white horse T1
u cannot blame ....



nowaday, many LFS have come and gone especially those that carry quality Goldfish.



rainbow gone, jalan kayu uncle bye bye soon. so sad....Yue Feng, too exp, Sam, too pai sei to walk in and drool.

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the market is awashed with arowana....prices have come down to affordable level from thousand to just mere hundred even at 199. beg2.gif

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and some breed such as ryukin on the other hand , price has gone up and up since last year.



quality ranchu and oranda now aday hard to come by, 3 months ago i tikam tikam some redcap at S$18 each. one grow bigger than the rest by one boday size while the rest remain a runt.



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recently i bought Louhan and ciclids too.....at least they did not die on me compared to Goldfish even when there is some spike in PH and change in water chemistry



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now thinking of converting to plant tank......



CP
QUOTE(white horse T1 @ Tue, 03 Apr 2012 8:59 pm) *

now thinking of converting to plant tank......


Like that RG even more dead.................
Noidea
But there is so much information to read in this forum...so most of my question in regards to goldfish already being answer in the forum, just need to do a bit of search. biggrin.gif
white horse T1
QUOTE(CP @ Wed, 04 Apr 2012 12:11 am) *


Like that RG even more dead.................




n good_very.gif ow i buy artificial plant first

top_view_ranchu
QUOTE(white horse T1 @ Thu, 05 Apr 2012 8:56 pm) *

n good_very.gif ow i buy artificial plant first

Phew.....thank God! sweatingbullets.gif
top_view_ranchu
Can I have a show of hands, how many are keen to revive this site???
All hands must be willing and committed to make it happen by actively posting of coz.

shaiful
i'm keen although no tvr or svr for keeps now... peace.gif
Phoenix
Holy mackerel; Has it been ten years.

I imagine that for many of us we were 10 years younger when we started. Since starting this forum, I have had heart surgery, I now wear an ankle brace and walk with a cane. Needless to say, my get up and go has slowed a lot.

Last year my goldfish breeding efforts when down the tube when the weather heat up so fast last Spring. The two Springs before I was laid up in the hospital and then home recovering. I don't have a lap top so I was off the computer for quite awhile.

Things were looking good this Spring, but during this mild winter, I lost my only female Ranchu and early this Spring before the ponds were set up (and they still are not up and running) I lost my last Phoenix. Both of theses fish have been with me for 15 years, so it is quite a loss. My last Philly Veil I was hoping to mate this year with the Fantails that grew up two years ago, but I really have not looked to see if any of the Fantails are female, for I know that Philly Veil is a male.

To tell you truth it is just hard to get around and do all this stuff, plus the economy has affected what I can buy, plus my twin girls are in their freshman year of college and that is a drain.

A bright spot is that I was at a KOI distributor in Edmond this last weekend and he is getting some Orandas in the middle of May, so I am looking forward to going there and seeing if there are some fish that I would like to own and hopefully breed. He is having a lot of trouble bringing in Goldfish from overseas, so he is looking for someone local, because it seems all the local breeders have stopped breeding, so maybe this is an opening for me if I can get my fish to breed. The weather again has gotten warm quickly and we are already in the 80's (27 Celsius).

As soon as I get my filter running the fish go outside. I have the parts now, and hopefully it will be up and running before the weekend.

Phoenix
desireless
Well, we've had our seasons in the sun...

This site will always serve as a "reference" site. No point repeating those old discussions and arguments. Whatever you need, just do a search.

People come, people go. When you decide to come back to the hobby, this site with all the info will still be around. Keeping this website alive is at affordable cost. It has been paid for many yrs in advance anyway, just to let you know. peace.gif
CP
QUOTE(desireless @ Sun, 16 Sep 2012 11:55 pm) *

Well, we've had our seasons in the sun...



Went missing for ages then suka suka pop back with few posts at various subforums......... rolleyes.gif

Well, at least I know you are still alive ................. biggrin.gif
top_view_ranchu
Hahahahahaha.............. rofl.gif
Ken ah Ken................... rioter.gif
Your once favorite......... hump.gif
marc9
Sad to see that this forum been very quiet..
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