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I dont know the TT does not look right. The OEBT looks awesome lol

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I dont know less golden I guess.

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Heres a question: Are blonde tigers their own 'type' of tiger or just a 'low' or 'cull' grade blue tiger?

I would hope they are their own 'type' but then a good grade blonde tiger would have little colour, kinda the opposite to the grading for the blue tiger.

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I keep mine at 7ph, 180 tds 7 gh 2kh

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OK guys, I need some photos now to start filling in the chart.

Shrimp should be posed in the same way the drawn image is. No watermark as I may need to crop image to fit. I'll be applying watermark after editing so let me know what name to use for acknowledgement.

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Ok got a couple.

20151114_211315.thumb.jpg.510530d737cb60this is a Royal oebt.

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Mid to high grade oebt.

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This is a high grade rusty oebt

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Mid grade oebt.

I'll try look for some low grade and blondes.

 

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A bit blurry those shots but a good start. Calling out to everyone here that can help out by sending some high res macros to me. The chart at the top gives you an idea of what I am looking for. Would prefer the shrimp be in the same pose as the drawn image.

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Still need lots of images for this chart guys:

  • OEBT – cull, low
  • Tangerine Tiger – cull, low, medium, high
  • Red Tiger – cull, low, medium, high
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Had this message on FB and seeking clarification as it's a little outside of my experience:

tangerines are a Caridina serrata form and so don't belong on the mariae poster

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I believe it was @kizshrimp that mentioned it on facebook.

Maybe there some information out there.

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9 hours ago, NoGi said:

Is that the only one? What else falls with serrata?

Blue Aura and Green Apples.

Don't know if we get many of those in Oz. But they are blue and green variants of Tangerines.

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Tangerine tigers and aura blue are caridina cantonensis. As far as i m aware the green apples are tangerine tigers x aura blue

Here are pictures of some of my mariae if it is any use for the grading

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Nice pics. I'll let you know if I start this grading chart again, too many challenges when we did it the first time. Maybe I'll change it to mariae variations rather than grades?

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