Tosai Shipment. The Shipment for our Tosai that we picked in February will be with us next week. Another massive shipment for us when the majority of the Koi are just tosai, 60 boxes of excellent Koi. Of course, we will be quarantining them as soon as they reach our Warrington facility. Tosai are […]
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Just a quick post to let people know that Koitrips will be taking a stand at the National this year. For more information please click here Koitrips.com Will be a great opportunity to meet up with guys who have actually been on Koi Buying trips to Japan with Koitrips.
All Japan Koi Show trip/Buying trip has now ended. This trip is usually a quiet trip just to see the All Japan Koi Show. We usually Do the Koi Show on the Saturday and Sunday and then we head to the mountains before hitting Isawa Nishikigoi Centre on the Wednesday then home. However with the […]
A great day today, driving and buying. It did not snow on Thursday evening so the roads were all cleaned and clear of snow, makes life so much easier. Just needed to fill the last of the orders and find specific Koi. One being an excellent Karasugoi at Maruhiro. It is a request I have […]
Another very snowy day… I sent a message from the hotel to someone at the top of the mountains and they reported the roads were fine! I would like to see it when it wasn’t fine!! Another busy day with the clients but I have finally bought some Koi for the shop! Some great Tosai […]
So today we left the snow behind and travelled down to Isawa to visit Isawa Nishikigoi Centre, Matsunosuke. We decided to drive down today and made good time, we got there in 3.5 hours from Nagaoka. On the way back we went from beautiful sunshine to horrible snow in the space of 10 minutes!! This […]
Yesterday the snow was really bad at the top of the mountains, It was almost impossible to get round Mushigame village and the lower mountains were clear. Today it was a stark opposite. The top of the mountains were fine, but the lower mountains were terrible!! However, as usual we managed to find the Koi. […]
I have been visiting Japan and Yamakoshi during February many times over the years and I cannot remember the snow being as bad as it is at the moment. Seriously! The roads were covered! I think as fast as the snow plows moved in, it just landed again. Not good for driving conditions at all. […]
Quality Nishikigoi in partnership with Koitrips.com have just visited the worlds greatest Koi Show. The All Japan Koi show which is held in February each year. The Koi on display are the VERY best Koi in the world. The Champion was a Kohaku bred by Sakai Fish Farms in Hiroshima. She was 94cm and built […]
As you read this we will be flying to Tokyo for the first buying trip of the year. The All Japan Koi Show trip. We land early into Tokyo on Friday morning so please keep an eye on our Facebook page for immediate updates. (Depending how the flight was…) From Tokyo we will get the […]