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Just wondering whether anyone has breed or X bred the wild form (clear, with tiger'ish stripes) cherry, and what the results were ? Just curious

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Aquathumb

I have not but wow that cherry looks very cool! would be fantastic to breed some tiger stripes into the conman colors we are working with atm.

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fishmosy

The ones I got from you have bred but they are too small yet to tell what they will look like. Will keep you updated.

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Ziek

Man that cherry looks really cool.

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honcho

Ive got this one from u marcus.. due any day now..

ill let you guys know what the babies look like..

She mated with a similar male :D

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BlueBolts

Honcho, what the hell happen to her ... She looks like she's ready to explode.....over doing the breeding liquid ? LOL

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honcho

Lol.. i havent used breeding liquid ..

Its her first batch ,and shes loaded maybe too much bloodworms lmao..!

Most eggs are fairly clear. But 1 or 2 look kinda yellow..

:confused: i got no idea whats gonna pop out..

I love it !

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Neo-shrimp

I quite like the wild cherry type ( have one male ATM thanks to Marcus)...Looks like a tiger shrimp with its stripes (pretty camouflaged)...Has anyone got any that they are not too keen on let me know...CJ

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BlueBolts

Great work Honcho, youve gotta share and open a thread on the outcome !

CJ, I'll raid my son's tank and find you a matching girl !

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Neo-shrimp

That would be great Marcus ...

Great work Honcho, youve gotta share and open a thread on the outcome ! CJ, I'll raid my son's tank and find you a matching girl !

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Kimbo

CJ I will have plenty soon if you want some more, last batch of shrimplets seem to be a lot of wild types!

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JonX

This is a shrimp from a Yellow male x Red female cherry. I think it's a cherry, unless it is a chameleon. The black one on the right is a chameleon.

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If it is a cherry, than Yellow x Red = wild type- generations of selective colour breeding gone.

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Gbang

Woah all very cool!!!!

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2OFUS

I have Afew funny oddly coloured cherrys here's 1

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2OFUS

In person she actually looks greenish

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Baccus

I actually have a female that is very similar to the shrimp pictured, she came from a cross between a black male cherry and a dark red female. I think I also have a couple of younger males with her now. I am just waiting for them all to be old enough to breed and then see if their offspring are similar or other colours start emerging.

One thing I will say for them is that they are almost impossible to spy in even a small tank, their cammo is really good.

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Kaizen088

Got this wild type from a cherry tank.

He has bred with a solid red cherry.

Shrimplets due any day now.

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BlueBolts

Thanks for all the contribution to date...just keen on keeping an eye on any great variations we could perhaps work on ...

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Neo-shrimp

Nice video Kaizen088...Red Cherries are fantastic...Wild type cherry are pretty good in the camouflage department...Thanks for the vid...CJ

Got this wild type from a cherry tank.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLABg6PCaE4He has bred with a solid red cherry.Shrimplets due any day now.

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Neo-shrimp

PM ed you Kimbo...Cheers CJ

CJ I will have plenty soon if you want some more, last batch of shrimplets seem to be a lot of wild types!

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Baccus

Here are a couple of pictures of my similar to wild type shrimp

I will apologise first up for the amount of snail crap in the tank, I have a losing battle with snails in that tank and I am loath to have another carrot disaster in the tank.

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If you can;t spot this one its blending in with the snail crap to the left of the pale clump of food

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Same shrimp different angle

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And again same shrimp just closer and it moved a bit

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There is a large ready to breed female in the tank somewhere but she wouldn't show herself

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BlueBolts

It's absolutely fantastic to see so many members having a go with the cherry variants. Interesting to see the results of the shrimplets etc.... Keep em coming..

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DavoO

Put lettuce in there before bed ,wake up take it out ,do that for couple days and watch you be on top of them :encouragement:

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JonX
Put lettuce in there before bed ' date='wake up take it out ,do that for couple days and watch you be on top of them :encouragement:[/quote']

Squish with tweezers and feed them to the shrimp. Dont feed the shrimp anything else so they eat the squished snails.

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Daydream

Sorted about 7 wild colour and 2 yellow stripe down back on clear body with yellew dots from 10,000 Red cherrys at a mates place about 6 months ago Have been crossing and now back crossing with a few other colours.

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