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smicko

Hi all, thought I'd share a pic of a new type of guppy I've come up with.

Cheers mick

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Squiggle

Vey niiiiice!

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slin1977

Good work champion !

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smicko

Good work champion !

I will get some pics of what my daughter has done with the ones I got from you.

I added males that the back half is black on (forgot the name) and some chilli endlers, gold tiger endlers and high dorsal blue endlers, there is some magic coming out of that tank. Just got to separate some to see if I can get them to breed true.

Cheers mick

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lodo

I've recently come across a book on guppy genetics. Blew my mind after dealing with betta genetics. Some traits only males cary, some only females. Guess that's what makes breeding true the hard part.

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KillieOrCory

Breeding true part is min 7-8 generations.

 

Great looking fish! :thumbsu:

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smicko

Thanks peeps, I'm thinking of calling this a chameleon guppy, as it wags it's tail it changes colour which is pretty cool.

Some pics to try and demonstrate.

Cheers mick

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It's only small differences in the pic sort of like a red pearl moving across the blue base.

Do other people see this or am I tripping lol, it looks great whilst it's swimming along, can't wait to get a tank full of males.

Hopefully the next big thing in the guppy world

Cheers mick

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Proto

It's only small differences in the pic sort of like a red pearl moving across the blue base.

Do other people see this or am I tripping lol, it looks great whilst it's swimming along, can't wait to get a tank full of males.

Hopefully the next big thing in the guppy world

Cheers mick

 

I see it, but I know what the effect looks like in real life, I have female guppies with similar tail colour changing (the males of the line have a deeper red colour though so don't have the colour changing) which is an odd quirk that developed at some point in the line and I carried forward.

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Tankeyone

That's damn impressive mate. Maybe I could help by providing a place to breed out a second line to cross back in every couple of generations :P haha 

 

Edit: This one showed up in one of my tanks recently, similar body pattern? 

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Garnelchen

That guppy is beautiful!   :wub:

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