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36th All Japan Young Koi Show

by Chris Thomas March 20, 2019 1 min read

36th All Japan Young Koi Show

Chris will be heading to Japan on the 28th March to take in the 36th All Japan Young Koi Show and buying in Niigata after the show until 8th April. 

If you are interested in high quality tosai, whether to bring home or leave in Japan for the summer, get in touch by email, social media, or Whatsapp on 07581 319290 to discuss your needs and wants.

Please be aware that while Chris is in Japan, Graham will be having an operation on 2nd April which may cause some disruption and the shop will be closed on some days - please call before travelling. Please allow an extra day for online orders. 

Chris Thomas
Chris Thomas

Chris has been keeping koi for over 25 years, and dealing in koi for 15 years. Travelling to Japan to select new stocks is the favourite aspect of the business, closely followed by being on the tools pond building.


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