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  1. martin91

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    Hi, I have been in the Oranda Hobby for 7 years some of the fish I have currently are from Singapore and Thailand, I have managed to import them via a friend, always been a passion of mine I have 3 Juwel Rio 180 tank, based in Boksburg. Thank and happy fish keeping
     
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    Sounds awesome! Can we get dome photos?

    Welcome aboard :)
     
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    Hi and welcome to the forum

    Very nice.... show us some pictures!!!
     
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    Those are some stunning specimens!!
    Any for sale?
     
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    Thanks, unfortunately not its already a big battle getting these beauties in to the country but should i come right with my Singapore shipment i will always be able to add on for you


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    I was never a gold fish fan,nothing against them,have some comets in my outside pond thou.But you making me want Orandas it's really something else.Out of curiosity,how much do they go for?
     
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    depending on breed, where they originate from and the farm and colour patterns and history of fish but they range from $400 to $700 for show pcs


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    Big and beautiful! Love em :)
     
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    They absolutely gorgeous @martin91

    Hope you come right bringing some more in

    Are they easy to breed and do they breed true?
     
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    breeding is not the problem, skillfully culling and grooming methods is the biggest challenge


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    Guess you right...
    Don't think its something that is easy to do but.. they are beatiful
     

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