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Re: KillieTalk Digest V2 #208 (judging)
- To: KillieTalk at aka_org
- Subject: Re: KillieTalk Digest V2 #208 (judging)
- From: Frauley/Elson <fraulels at minet_ca>
- Date: Sun, 31 May 1998 18:55:50 -0400
- References: <199805311928.PAA06252 at acme_actwin.com>
Thanks to Charles and Ted for their answers. It's easy for a newish
member to forget that after the AKA show comes the auction. I like the
idea of good breeding pairs being the goal - it strips away a lot of the
false competitiveness a show can generate. I guess I'll toss away the
water soluble steroids and dump the Canadian magnifying water, eh?
> Basically it is common sense. The goal of the AKA is propagation of
> killifish, and the judging standards reflect this goal. The central
> theme of the judging system is that the candidate should be
> representative of the species.
> What will always score high is the vibrant, "brimming with health" and
> damage or defect free compatible adult pair that exhibits the
> characteristics of the species, (the expected body and fin shape, the
> color intensity and pattern, and the deportment and behavior).
> Charlie Nunziata
or, as Ted Klotz wrote:
> I judge what is a show worthy fish buy experience. If you've kept a species
> for a few generations you know when you have an exceptional example of that