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Thanks for the encouraging comments :-) am watching closeky for the colour fevelopments BB will put them in the endler tank if they are :)

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Squiggle

Awesome pics, got some great potential there, very nice! Thanks for sharing. :encouragement:

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blackcat

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Progress on my sunkists colour development pretty chuffed

ANNNDDDD

I came home to some very hypo shrimps thursday night and I thought hmmmmmm

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And

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This one I am over the mooooonnnn with as she only has 2 potential hubbies and both are QUALITY

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Daddy 1

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Daddy 2

I think there were 5 berried girls :-)

What a day lemme tell u that was the perfect end to a insanely busy week :D:D;):thumbup:

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Squiggle

Wow, what a great finish to the week, definitely a case of patience is the key, well done! :encouragement:

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Hey2008

Congratulations on ur berried shrimps

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MrShrimp

Most of us know that feeling coming home to see a berried female. It's going to be a looong wait. Congrates blackcat

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Squiggle

Such a looooong wait, lol :smiley_simmons:

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blackcat

So excited ty for all the well wishess the wait cant be any worse tham waiting for the damned tanks to cycle and setting up and waiting for the right shrimps to populate it and and and lol whats one more eh!

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Squiggle

Hahaha, fair point! :victorious:

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MrShrimp
Hahaha' date=' fair point! :victorious:[/quote']

+1 to that.

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ineke

Congratulations on your berried mamas well done.:encouragement:

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blackcat
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blackcat

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Progress in the "?? Throw backs"??

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blackcat
jahyqy3a.jpgI have decided to allocate the wild throwbacks their own tanks they have little black stripes just like tiger would I think their an interesting addition to my collection. will try and line breed them as I seem to have 10 of them :)

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blackcat

Over thw next couple of days I will post a heap of pix and omg is there some sex I n goin on in my shrimpy world boooyahhhh

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Squiggle

Awesome stuff blackcat, can't wait to see the pics, exciting times! :victorious:

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blackcat

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Their tank....

We have

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10 berried crs :-)

Then we have the snows and babies

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He was bred in my tank ;-)

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Next is the cbs tank

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Oh he is gorgeous

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There is the mama to be

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Cohabitating with cbs arw my yellows thia is onw of my saddled girls just got another 10 today heres hoping ... that they will breed for me as I have had a shady record thus far re yellows

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The new arrivals

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My chocs and blue velvets ...yesss still cohabitating ....muredygy.jpg

Now to the last tank the sunkists

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blackcat

Hope you enjoy looking :-) oh and I just couldnt wait to show of my progress lol

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BlueBolts

Awesome, thanks for the pics. Some great photography there :-)

Can see lots of TLC, given to your shrimps and tanks :encouragement:

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ninja

I can see a good lot of progress there! Well done.

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Squiggle

Awesome stuff blackcat, that's an amazing amount of berried girls, you'll be overrun by shrimplets in no time! Can't wait to see the pics of the babies. I hope you wrote down the date cause you don't want to play the guessing game again. Well done! :victorious:

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newbreed

Awesome images!! Those CRS are carrying LOTS of eggs! Congrats!!

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blackcat

Thanks all ...im very excited ... I did hqve to treat for hydra so that is being done tonight as I type the internal parasite clear is working its magic. It woukd appear as if my cbs gal dropped but hmmmmm cabt zee anh bubs yet ... will be shrimplet gazing fom tomorrow after the water clears :-) new yellows are settling in well :-)

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Heavyd

You have some beautiful tanks and shrimp. Great photos as well.

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blackcat
You have some beautiful tanks and shrimp. Great photos as well.

Thanks to you I will hopefully have some beautiful yellow babies soln eh :-) I love the yellows thanks again

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