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Selectively breeding black cherries for 6-9 months now...and found this today..... Almost look devilish...eek ! Like him for his shiny coat.

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Ziek

That's amazing mate, wicked colour

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Shrimpy

If you put that next to an extreme kk , i wouldnt be able distinguish if it was the balck cherry or kk

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Gbang

Wow that is amazing!!!

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northboy

Well done mate, your gene pool is amazing, that is the BIGGEST factor having the gene pool to work with, with out the close gene pool its a slow process.

I have tried with other thing and until you get the genetics its an up hill battle.

Once again well done and keep them coming

Bob

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BlueBolts

In my case it's all LUCK. Never, and haven't focused on cherries, as mentioned by you Bob, got a great gene pool from Dean, so started the journey with excellent stock etc..

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BlueBolts
If you put that next to an extreme kk ' date=' i wouldnt be able distinguish if it was the balck cherry or kk[/quote']

TRUE, wonder if a black cherry can out price a black KK ? LOL ....

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Heavyd

Luck or not, you are producing the shrimp that makes the jaw drop. As a community we need more people doing what you are doing to solidify colours and strains, rather than just leaving them to become washed out.

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CNgo2006

Now that is what I call Black! Very nice! I love the glossy shell.

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Jess

Wow BB, amazing! I am SO excited by all these outstanding cherries we've been seeing lately :D

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jacet

amazing.... that is an awesome looking shrimp BB...

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Dean

beautiful black cherry BB. your photos are getting better to :)

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northboy

If I have read right you started with Chocolates from Dean? What size tanks do you put your breeders in?

When I build the fish house 6mt x 6mt, I have the glass to make separation tanks for selective breeding, I guess I will have to do more of them for Cherries and put the word on Dean to buy some good stock.

Bob

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BlueBolts

All my tanks are between 25-60 l, although the WP are not "perfect" for cherries, they don't seem too fussy, although I'm sure if I boosted my PH, KH, GH & TDS, I'll get them breeding more efficiently. But that's not my goal ! A 6m x 6m fish house .....shrimp house sounds heaps better. LOL. Please do put a thread up on the built.....sounds amazing already.

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Baccus

Absolutley beautiful, so black and glossy it really does look like the fruit black cherry!

To be really devilish it just needs red eyes ;)

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mickeyG

Awesome stuff bb, what's ya gonna do with such a devilish shrimp? Got big plans?

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fishmosy

Thats super cool BB.

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lachie1998

Very nice BB, its head looks like a crystal shrimps head

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MrShrimp

Hey BB, just want to know are the black cherries stable? Do they throw out 100% black shrimplet or chocolate?.

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BlueBolts
Awesome stuff bb' date=' what's ya gonna do with such a devilish shrimp? Got big plans?[/quote']

Will try to find a suitable mate, and see whether I can lock down it's genetic's. Will need to search the tank and see what other surprises I may have.

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BlueBolts
Hey BB' date=' just want to know are the black cherries stable? Do they throw out 100% black shrimplet or chocolate?.[/quote']

My black cherry program is only F1/F2, so still in it's infancy, and generally throwing out black/brown, grey/black and black...so hopefully in a few more generations, the stability will improve.

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pappyy3

Really nice black Cherry - well done ;)

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Gbang

that is awesome. words can't describe the awesomeness of the black cherry

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Neo-shrimp

Unbelieveable BB...you have a fine specimen black-berry cherry there..Keep up the good work...CJ

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