Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
BlueBolts

Snow White Rilli Selective Breeding Program

Recommended Posts

BlueBolts

Just wondering whether anyone has a Snow White Rilli Selective Breeding Program ?

553EB1B7-F558-499E-977D-A90D8E1FFEB8-1683-000001DAD866A48D.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Squiggle

I was considering it as I have one like that in my tank, I was going to mention it the other day but I forgot to get a pic & when I remembered I couldn't find the little fella :encouragement: I'll see if I can get one tomorrow :victorious:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BlueBolts

Please do....I'll donate a opposite sex to you, so that we've got a better % to securing the patten.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Squiggle

Ok, now I have to do the red eyed GB & SW rili, I'm running out of tanks, I'll definitely need another rack :dejection: when are you starting your next one dude? :encouragement:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
CNgo2006

I have a few SW rilli mischlings but no programs planned as yet...need to complete my rack first, can't get a few days straight good weather here so I can finish it up dammit!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Daydream

Yes have about 14 and 2 berried at the moment but not as nice a patern as yours only f2 at the moment

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BlueBolts

Great to see a few members breeding them as I'm curious to see whether we can secure the rilli pattern and get them breeding true ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
smicko
Ok' date=' now I have to do the red eyed GB & SW rili, I'm running out of tanks, I'll definitely need another rack :dejection: when are you starting your next one dude? :encouragement:[/quote']

Hey mate I have a few spare 2fts you can have. Have a bit of calcium build up on thae glass but clear when full.

Cheers mick

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Squiggle
Hey mate I have a few spare 2fts you can have. Have a bit of calcium build up on thae glass but clear when full.

Cheers mick

Wow, cheers dude :encouragement:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
smicko
Wow' date=' cheers dude :encouragement:[/quote']

No worries mate. You've helped me and many others just with the advice you give, let alone the endlers and bettas.

Plus them snow white rillis look awesome and the only to get them in one of my tanks is if people like you and bb can get them breeding true.

Cheers mick

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Squiggle

Awesome stuff dude, you'll definitely have first dibs & BB of course :encouragement: I'll PM you to work out details :victorious:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kunzy

they look really cool, all the best with breeeding them Squiggle.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
torface

These are really cool, good luck Squiggle and BB!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
hsoje

These are awesome!!!!! Can I ask from which colour these little suckers originated from... Cherry genetics are truly amazing!! Best of luck with breeding :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
amkr

I saw a photo of these the other day, the look amazing.

I'd be interested to know what they came from aswell

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Squiggle

My one came from Caridina Cantonensis, so they are actually a Crystal Bee i.e. CRS, CBS, GB, SW :victorious:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
amkr

Ahh Right, so its not a Cherry variety.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Squiggle

Yeah, they aren't Neocaradina Heteropoda like the normal Rillis :encouragement:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
northboy

WOW guys it floors me all the colour variants turning up in Australia, I don't look on O/S forums to see what is around because I cant have them, so I am very happy to see goodies turning up here.

Keep the good work going all you guys turning up the I want stuff

Bob

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
hsoje

Wow quite interesting... So the rilli mutation isn't specific to neocardinia heteropoda. Has anyone seen this mutation in another type of crystal, ie CRS rilli or a maby a TB rilli? Just think a BB rilli.. I'm not picky but Ill just take a pinto rilli lol....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BlueBolts
Wow quite interesting... So the rilli mutation isn't specific to neocardinia heteropoda. Has anyone seen this mutation in another type of crystal' date=' ie CRS rilli or a maby a TB rilli? Just think a BB rilli.. I'm not picky but Ill just take a pinto rilli lol....[/quote']

Did someone say BB rilli ? Bhahahahaha

null.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
hsoje

Ahahah well done BB, guess that will have to do untill my pinto rilli is ready :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Squiggle

Very cool stuff BB, you always have the perfect pic to get us excited, well done dude :victorious:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2OFUS

post-277-139909852352_thumb.jpg

i found one :)

post-277-139909850928_thumb.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
neosin

unless these shrimps were born with this trait I'd say they are just loss of colour from old age?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  



  • Must Read SKF Articles

  • Join Our Community!

    Register today, ask questions and share your shrimp and fish tank experiences with us!

  • Posts

    • DEL 707
      Again, thanks for all the help. I ordered the Shrimp GH+KH minerals and they arrived today and did a 20l water change. I plan to do 20l on Saturday and 20l on Tuesday when I'm off, so that'll be over 100% water change. If my tank stats come back o.k, I might finally look into getting some shrimp next week.
    • sdlTBfanUK
      It is definitely more of a balancing act when trying to keep everything happy in a tank with Shrimps and plants, but don't be put off I think you will be fine. When putting the shrimps in the tank you should take hours of dripping to acclimate them and you may lose a few with the low Ph but I am sure it will work out in the end as cherry shrimps are fairly tough. If you use all RO water and GH/KH+ then the PH will always be lower even after the buffering of the soil stops, but this is the easiest route to go! If you go the mixed water 1:3 with GH+ the same applies but the PH will be slightly higher and will be cheaper (less GH+ and RO water needed), so overall this is the way I would go, and it isn't all that complicated once you get it up and running! As with JayC I doubt you really will need any ferts but if you must then use a lot less than the packaging recommends!  The best thing to do is just decide which route you prefer to go from the start as it gets so much more difficult to change it later? I don't have any issue with keeping shrimps/fish/plants happy and I don't use CO2 or any fertilizers so it is definitely possible and not that difficult if I can do it? I think that a lot of the plant fertilizers etc are really intended for plant aquascapes without any inhabitants but with fish and/or shrimps there will be natural fertilizer and the soil should have enough to start everything off? If you still aren't too sure I would just try running the tank without the CO2 or ferts (with the exception of as JayC recommends above) for a few weeks and just see how the plants get on, as you can start using either/both again at any point if they don't look like they are ok, but I expect it will work out fine. This will also give you time to mull it over at leisure? Simon
    • jayc
      You only need Flourish Potassium, as needed, in an aquarium. Potassium will be the limiting factor to growth in most aquariums. But with shrimp in the tank, I would dose it at 1/4 strength once every 2 weeks or more. Seachem Flourish for micro nutrients at half recommended dose every other 2 weeks in between the Potassium.   But !!  I don't believe you will need too much ferts in your tank. The type of plants and the amount of plants do not warrant much ferts at all. The waste from the fish and shrimps will be enough ferts, and if they are getting enough light a day, the plants will be fine without any additional ferts, except maybe a little potassium once every few weeks.
    • DEL 707
      O.k rethink. If I use that Salty Shrimp GH/KH stuff. Can you recommend any good fertilisers I could use for the plants? I'm not dosing anything at the moment.
    • DEL 707
      Not going to lie, this is giving me a headache. Just want a nice planted tank with fish and shrimp. 🤨 At the moment it looks like it have to either pick 1 or the other. Would this be a solution. Use Seachems Equilibrium and KH products to bring my GH and KH up to 4, then use that Shrimp King Mineral Fluid Double, to bring the GH up to 6. That would make sure that there are at least some minerals for the shrimp.
×
×
  • Create New...