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My blue velvet breeding program is just starting to produce some nice results. Consistency and breeding true is still an issue, with some red rilli being thrown out ....

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Anyone getting them breeding true, or showing a darker/deeper blue ?

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JonX

Very nice!

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Deyeda

They are simply stunning, absolutely love the colour!

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Squiggle

Wow dude, they are looking very nice :encouragement: looks like your program is doing very well :applause:

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Neo-shrimp

Spectacular Blue Velvet Marcus...Would like to see them in real life...Thanks for sharing the pic...CJ

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nolanlll

Hi Marcus,

My Blue Velvet parents continous have shrimplet that is like red rilli with blue tinge

i think what we need is elective breeding and line breeding to produce all blue offspring :)

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Neo-shrimp

Hey Marucs I thought you could call your project blue velvet to Neon Blue when you come up with a new variety...

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Hi Marcus' date='

My Blue Velvet parents continous have shrimplet that is like red rilli with blue tinge

i think what we need is elective breeding and line breeding to produce all blue offspring :)

Yes, totally agree, the Blue Velvet deserves to be bred true. I'm on my F2/F3 with them now....so hoping they will breed true soon.... :-(

Contemplating on whether I should X 1 of them with my blue cherry breeding program. BIGGEST concern is that it will "thin" the blue, and create a translucent shell ? Just deciding on what BLUE is the nicest.... This i probably my best blue cherry ATM....

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These blue's are from my Choc/Blue base....still has some darker choc/spots on it, and is more translucent......

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My heart is saying to mix them all together, and hopefully create an amazing or an array of blue ? , but my head is saying to stay with the programe for 1-3 more generations before mixing them up ? Need more of them (qty), and more tanks ! C'mon problem amongst us huh !

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Squiggle

That blue cherry is spectacular dude, I'm soooooo jealous, I want! I want! I want! :encouragement: This is probably the first time I've said this but I would go with you head, make the colour stronger, then let the heart run free & criss cross all you want when you have more stock.

Yup I'm having the same problem, need more tanks too :dejection:

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nolanlll

i love both blue version that you got ,the blue cherry that you got is so great , does it from black cherry too ?!

If you got a spare tanks i will definitely cross Blue Velvet with your solid blue cherry , see what range of blue they will come out ,may be come up like this !

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Heavyd

BB your Blue Velvets are looking great. Lovely colour coming through. I'm also up to F2/F3 and have some berried girls ready to pop. I cant wait to see what percentages I get this time around. I culled heavily anything with the slightest hint of red so will be interesting to see what I get out of the current batch.

Incidentally, I have 2 blues in my fish tank that the only part of them that is red is the rostrum. I think they look awesome, despite being culls.

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OzShrimp

pretty cool shrimp you got mate :)

any chance when you have some free time you could write a small article i\on how you start and run your selective breeding profiles, i would be interested in starting one of my own and dont exactly understand everything involved though and some of the terms like F2 F3 :)

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