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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Fish Story

In an article entitled "Koi story Pair raise and rescue colorful fish" in the Clarion Ledger about a couple that raises "domestic" Koi fish, they claim that Koi can grow up to five feet long in Japan.  It is common knowledge that Koi can only grow to three to three and a half feet long.  A five foot long Koi would be ridiculous.  A quick internet search reveals that the only available five foot long Koi in Japan are the Koinobori, the carp wind socks that are brought out on Children's Day (May 5th). Sounds like they fed the reporter a fish story.

Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/gLk1RS

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