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I didn't know what else to call them - I'm interested in finding out what they should be called because I have soooooo many of them :)

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Do you guys ever post pictures of your shrimps? 


Since it's all hybrids it's hard to guess what they look like.

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These are a few TaiTibee and TIBEE/ Mischling types I have. I also have some spotted head white body with black skirt - also in red, I still need to get some pictures of them. 









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They are some pretty good looking shrimp Ineke and Thank you a lot jayc all this info is extremely helpful, like i was having a fair bit of trouble finding out what pintos were. I never new that they were those specific variations and they are amazing, they are definitely on my list.

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You're welcome LC. And welcome to SKF. There are a lot more gems like this on the forum. 

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I know this topic has been quiet for a while, but I have a question re Tibees and Taitibees.  I had a Tibee in my tank with my TB for about 6 months before it passed away.  I thought that was that until I started seeing the previous few sets of juvies get big enough to have visible markings, and so I think I have a Taitibee as a result of the Tibee x shadow panda.  (Crappy photo under poor light sorry).


Ok, so far, so (kind of) simple.  Since the original Tibee is no longer in the tank, the Taitibee in the picture above matured, turned out to be female and had offspring by another TB (could have been a BB, shadow panda or KK).  Now I have her offspring in the tank with very similar markings, but I can't tell what I should call them.  Is it a Taitaitibee?  Or is a Taitibee x TB still just a Taitibee?  Or, is it just a TB with am interesting pattern?


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ok, finally I read it again, don't know how much I back to read again till now, but I think for now, will read it again with carefully and when I'm in relax condition, So I can keep it in My mind, thanks again Jayc

ok, Friends, is that true, Taiwan bee crossed with Tiger, the all shrimplets will always become Taitibee ?

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I got 20 CBS A/S grade in less than 5 months I got 3 black king kong and 2 pandas, should I consider lucky that i got TWB of CBS or probably I got mischilling instead of CBS , but i read that mischilling X mischilling does not produce TWBs,  very confusing .

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41 minutes ago, Michel.ca said:

should I consider lucky that i got TWB of CBS or probably I got mischilling instead of CBS

That would depend on what you wanted in the first place. If I already had mischlings and really wanted pure CBS, then yes, I would be unhappy. What you got are not CBS and you could never sell them as CBS. If you don't have an issue with that, then that's no problem. 

The principal of the sale however is a different story. Deception is never ok. 


41 minutes ago, Michel.ca said:

mischilling X mischilling does not produce TWBs

It's rare, that mischling x mischling produces TWB, unless the TWB genes are strong in the mischling - which means they are several generations old, and have been mixed back with pure TWBs. 

So yeah, the original seller cannot plead ignorance in this case.

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Wish I found this earlier, very useful and interesting to read!!! Loved the explanation of filial numbering, since I have heard and used the term before but never had such a clear definition of it. Thanks Jayc!

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17 hours ago, mmoner said:

Is there a Tibee chart we can refer?

No, not that I know of.

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