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Old 04-12-2014, 12:46 AM   #16
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Do I count? I don't do the hard core selective breeding but do have a variety of guppies (a 55 assorted - including some endlers, 26g of tiger endlers, a 35g of common guppies, a 20h of panda guppies, a couple kinds in another 20h.
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Old 04-16-2014, 04:36 PM   #17
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I don't really go crazy on the selective breeding either. I just pull out the ones that don't have "the look" and give them to my lfs. It's funny though because now 90% of their guppies are either mine or the offspring of mine :P

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Old 04-22-2014, 09:52 PM   #18
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i do also!! i think i have picked up about 17 strains
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Old 05-01-2014, 10:02 PM   #19
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count me in. im all about halfmoon tails so mosaics are my main line at the moment. about to try some wild crosses for color and keep finnage but im trying to be low maintenance about it and just let them breed how they want in my 29gal

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Old 05-01-2014, 10:53 PM   #20
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What are some breeders you guys recommend? I'm looking to get some Hawaiian blue guppies one of these days.
Did you ever end up getting any of these? I recently just took my first run at fancy guppies (they came in the mail today lol) and went with Hawaiian blues myself. Its my favorite color They are from Luke Roebucks (did not buy them from him directly) line apparently, although i dont know much about the different guppy breeders and what not, just care about pretty fish. And i love the fish i got l have kept guppies in the past, but just chain LFS guppies when i was a kid. These guys n gals are much more stunning. This is my first go at higher quality guppies so i'm hoping it goes well. Anywho, if your still thinking about getting some, you wont be disappointed!
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count me in. im all about halfmoon tails so mosaics are my main line at the moment. about to try some wild crosses for color and keep finnage but im trying to be low maintenance about it and just let them breed how they want in my 29gal
new Thai females arrived today
crazy dorsals and anal fins. hoping to cross these to some Steel Nebula's in the next couple months (Steel Nebulas are still young)

sadly, the finnage is so big that she has a hard time swimming


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Hey, chan011,
Are you sure pics 1 and 3 female?
I love the colors and finnage, but they are pretty bent.
How old are they suppose to be?
I'd pick the straightest, heftiest Steel Nebula to breed them with.

Not picking on your new fish-love the unusual bottom fins

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Old 05-06-2014, 04:37 PM   #23
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Hey, chan011,
Are you sure pics 1 and 3 female? they both look to be female with gravid spots visible, but i've asked myself that over the last couple days too. #1 is battling a early case of cottonmouth so i need to get that treated before really examining her.

I love the colors and finnage, but they are pretty bent. the humpbacks are not an ideal trait either and im not sure if this is genetic or due to the fins being too heavy over time. looks worse in person than it did in the initial video

How old are they suppose to be? 5 months. biggest females ive ever seen in person

I'd pick the straightest, heftiest Steel Nebula to breed them with.

Not picking on your new fish-love the unusual bottom fins no worries, i asked myself all the same questions.

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i guess time will tell when/if they drop new generations

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