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    Last week I went to Koi America in Westminster MD. Before I went to the show site I made arrangements with Peter Thode to drop into the hatchery...........WOW. I've never been much for the smartie colours in discus but these fish were knock outs.

    There are two main rooms with 150 tanks over all, each on a central system. There are cement vats that act as holding tanks, and grow out tanks. The sump tank for the sand filter and TT has odd ball discus in it…fry that got swept into the system and left on their own.

    He does breed some angels but the one he’s working with are platinum’s…no bars and a metallic sheen. Then there was an albino LF pleco, but Peter used another name for it.


    Sorry I can't remember the name varieties, I also have a few more pics













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    Last edited by Graham; 10-01-2007 at 01:51 PM.

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    wow cool. id like some of those fish in my tanks..lucky you graham..thanks for the pics.

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    Holy Cow...that plec lurking in the bottom left corner of the last pic is HUGE! Discus leftover must agree with him ;-)

    I really liked those leopards. And of course I wish I had some more Albino Longfin Bushynose plecs! Is he breeding those?

    Thanks for sharing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmama View Post
    Holy Cow...that plec lurking in the bottom left corner of the last pic is HUGE! Discus leftover must agree with him ;-)

    I really liked those leopards. And of course I wish I had some more Albino Longfin Bushynose plecs! Is he breeding those?

    Thanks for sharing!

    That was the only one I saw...send and email off to him

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    Thanks Graham,
    Wonderful pics of the discus and I'd love to see more pics of the filtration systems and cement vats.

    Kacey

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    Peter's been around for Decades.. about 10 years ago I got some absolutely beautiful german brilliants from him. I can see some additional ones in those pics that I would love to have.

    One of these days I'll have to make a visit down...hes about 6 hours from me.

    Thanks for the pics Graham... Glad you got to visit him.

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    My dream has been to go to Baltimore and visit Peter Thode and Hans place. I will do it sooner or later.
    Graham, thank you for the pictures ,

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    It's well worth the drive. He also has some F1 wilds, but the pic is all flash back.

    kacey I have no more pics of the vats but here one of the TT for one of the systems and you can see the sand filter in the background



    The last pic


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    Graham,
    mate,thanks for sharing those great pics with us would be great to go to peter's place !


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    I have read about Peter Thode but never seen any of his fish. Thanks for sharing.

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    Enjoyed the photos of Gwynnbrook Farm Hatchery... "totally awesome"

    Thanks for sharing...

    Respectfully,

    U/R

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    Thanks Graham, but the pics are gone. The koi pics are gone too. Whats up?

    Kacey

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    They're there I'm seeing them

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    Thats odd. It's just taking forever to load the pics but I get all the text fine. Yesterday the pics loaded in seconds like they should. Go figure.

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