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My F2 Blue Cherry berried again, and her colours are improving with maturity, which is fab ! Most of the F1/F2 stock is throwing out different shades of blue, blue/black and blue/brown...program is still in it's infancy. The dad has a deeper shade of blue, but I prefer the blue tone of this female....

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Her 1st/2nd batch of shrimplets

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Would love to see other blue cherries out there ? Thanks

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Ziek

The female looks stunning BB can't wait to see what you produce this year from this breeding program

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mickeyG

She is gorgeous bb, I've got one cherry atm that has a lil blue in it but no where near that deep. My HTC fone doesn't do shrimps justice but ill have a go at getting a pic later tonight when its feeding time.

Looking at the shrimp you sent me there is a couple with stripes like tigers, once you get the blue going strong could it be possible to breed the stripes into them?

I've daydreamed for hours thinking if this could be possible with my yellows

Nice work again bb showing me new things every week atm haha

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BlueBolts

Thanks Ziek...hopefully can stabilise a nice shade of blue.

mickeyG.... Breed back stripes into them ? I'd much prefer the sold colours, and the OEBT, has that combo covered.

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zacsbee89

good work mate :D

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mickeyG

Damn straight it does bb lol, here I am thinking I had a bright idea for a sec Baha

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Squiggle

Wow dude they are amazing, the big blue girl & the OEBT are sweet :encouragement:

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ineke

Wow nice shrimp :)

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Gbang

Wow!!! Can we have more pic of the parents please? I'm loving that blue!!!!

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scottymac

Hi Bluebolts,

I recently purchased some blue velvet cherry juvies so when they get a little bigger I will definately put a pic up for you, loving the blue cherries. were your darker blues from choc parents? Do you know of anyone that has tried breeding a Blue velvet (from rillis) with a blue from choc cherries? I have done a bit of forum searching to see if I could find out if anyone has but as yet I have not found anything. I love the blue shrimp but think my missus would shoot me if I was to spend so much on some OEBT. My shrimp addiction is um how do I put it... Not really shared by my missus. Slowly, slowly I will build up my colony.

Scott

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BlueBolts

G'day Scott, the darker blue's are from choc's, and I've been attempting to lightened the blue to a vibrant blue like the yellow, sunkist..etc.. These are some of the blues I'm selectively using ...

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Squiggle

Wow dude, they are all gorgeous & the second last one has such strong colour, awesome work BB! :victorious:

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ninja

Very nice BB, I like the colour of the last one. Can I have it please? Lol

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MIX02U

Loving the depth of colours Marcus :encouragement:

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JohnH

Blue are the next black, that is for sure. Even my wife likes blue ones and she normally rolls her eyes when I show her shrimp pics lol

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KiwiBigD

That last shrimp is absolutely gorgeous! Nicely done mate

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smicko

Hers a pic of my blue female, dont have a male so used a black male and have a mix of choc, black and blue young. If mine look as good as bluebolts as f2 I will be stoked.

Cheers mick

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Squiggle

Nice work Mick, lovely deep blue on that one, thanks for sharing, well done! :victorious:

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scottymac

Amazing,

Love the blues, Mick and Blue Bolts you both have some beuatiful shrimp, definately giving me something to aspire to. Looking forwards to hopefully having some blue cherries as good as these one day!

Thankyou both for the inspiration.

cheers

Scott

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beginner
Blue are the next black' date=' that is for sure. Even my wife likes blue ones and she normally rolls her eyes when I show her shrimp pics lol[/quote']

Might try this with my wife - then maybe she let me get 2nd tank - good tip:applause:

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ineke

Very nice coming along really well. I have a very dark female that I thought was black but when you get her in a certain light you can see the blue in her. I have to get a camera and take some pictures but I'm pretty hopeless taking pictures. My daughter in law has a great little camera might have to borrow that.

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JohnH

Blue cherries are my favorite. Dibs on a couple bb :)

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Garnelchen

They are SOOOOOO beautiful! Blue is the best colour of all!

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MrShrimp

BB, is it ok to mix cherries and TB in the same tank? Will the cherries effect the breeding program of tb?

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