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Old 04-29-2013, 08:04 AM   #1
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Tangerine Tiger X Snow White


little hard to see but he's a cool little fellow



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Old 04-29-2013, 09:41 AM   #2
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That's pretty awesome! Can't wait till he grows up!
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:07 AM   #3
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nice i am so going to have to get some tt's once i get moved
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That's pretty awesome! Can't wait till he grows up!
I'll keep you updated
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neat!
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:40 PM   #6
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Very pretty.
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Cool! How long does it take to go from that size to what you would consider mature?
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:13 PM   #8
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Cool! How long does it take to go from that size to what you would consider mature?

My tibees are 4 months right now and still probably 2-3 months away from being mature enough to breed. They are slow growing though a little faster growing than CRS/CBS in my experience, but not by much
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My tibees are 4 months right now and still probably 2-3 months away from being mature enough to breed. They are slow growing though a little faster growing than CRS/CBS in my experience, but not by much

I'm not sure its "Tibee" since the shrimp this actually not a tiger ..
Its called tiger because it have tiger like stripes but its from the
"Caridina serrata" family (together with the Aura blue shrimp)
and a Tiger is from the "Caridina cantonensis" family
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It's still called a Tibee as far as I know. . Remember Tibee is a catch all phrase.
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It's not a tibee, a tibee is two shrimp of the same species having a baby, and a serrata x cantonensis cross is a true hybrid.

It's funny because tt x tiger f1 and f2 look the same as tt x crs f1 and f2. I'm working with tt x bkk right now and it's interesting the similarity of all cantonensis when crossed. You can really point out the similarities.

Also most true hybrid grows faster than a tibee, due to hybrid vigor. Since tibees aren't true hybrids they don't have hybrid vigor.
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Interesting to know!
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It's not a tibee, a tibee is two shrimp of the same species having a baby, and a serrata x cantonensis cross is a true hybrid.

It's funny because tt x tiger f1 and f2 look the same as tt x crs f1 and f2. I'm working with tt x bkk right now and it's interesting the similarity of all cantonensis when crossed. You can really point out the similarities.

Also most true hybrid grows faster than a tibee, due to hybrid vigor. Since tibees aren't true hybrids they don't have hybrid vigor.

*trying to understand it, but one question i have is.... what happened to the blue aura? I never see it around here.
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Old 05-01-2013, 03:19 AM   #14
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Aura blue is bred and sold by one farm, that farm has no US distributors.

I think clay at Southern oak aquatics may be bringing them in this year.

I imported them several times with no real takers, people would buy 5 here or there, but I stopped buying them because I had to devote an entire 20g tank for 10 or 15 shrimp that would take months to get rid of. Didn't make business sense to me.
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It's not a tibee, a tibee is two shrimp of the same species having a baby, and a serrata x cantonensis cross is a true hybrid.

It's funny because tt x tiger f1 and f2 look the same as tt x crs f1 and f2. I'm working with tt x bkk right now and it's interesting the similarity of all cantonensis when crossed. You can really point out the similarities.

Also most true hybrid grows faster than a tibee, due to hybrid vigor. Since tibees aren't true hybrids they don't have hybrid vigor.
exactly
thought for a minute its matter of different in global definitions
and yes this baby grow fast as hell

mordalphus do you have some pictures of TT X BKK ? sounds very interesting..
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