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izzy

Hi All,

I was just topping up my tank in my study room and found this little guy. It's about 1-2mm. Is it a velvet?

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Here's a pic of mum and possibly the dad.

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torface

Mum and Dad look like blue velvets so I reckon so :encouragement:

great colour on that shrimplet!

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ineke

Wow very nice find looks like a blue velvet but that colour is very vivid

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Aquathumb

I believe blue velvet come from choc bloodline. But that is an outstanding shrimp in its own right, very much worthy of a selective breeding program!

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BlueBolts

Hi izzy, the pic of the mum looks like she's a snowball...is her saddle white ? or is it just the colour of the pic ?

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Squiggle

That little shrimplet looks amazing & the parents aren't too bad either, well done :encouragement:

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izzy

Cool. Thanks everyone. My problem is raising the young . Getting them to breed is the easy part for me. Getting them to survive is the hard part :(

Hi izzy, the pic of the mum looks like she's a snowball...is her saddle white ? or is it just the colour of the pic ?
Hi BB, it's yellow but very light.

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shrimpstan

very nice!! :) with u and 2OFUS finding velvets recently im hopin my very berried blue gene rilis pop something just half as nice :p

good spot.. definately worth the slective breading.. such as strong blue!

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Heavyd

What a great looking shrimplet. Hopefully the colour will intensify as it ages.

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Gbang

Blue velvet for sure yes :) and sorry to burst the bubble Aquathumb but blue velvets are blue rilli. The blue from chocolates had not been breeding true yet :(

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Aquathumb
Blue velvet for sure yes :) and sorry to burst the bubble Aquathumb but blue velvets are blue rilli. The blue from chocolates had not been breeding true yet :(

Foot >>> mouth... my mistake. Sorry!

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OzShrimp

very nice shrimplet and parents :)

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