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German Blue and Electric Blue offspring

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Hello Everyone, new to the forum, but for the past 3 years I've been doing experiments with mixing the two strains of the German Blue and the Electric blue rams and about 8 months ago I had my first successful batch of colors, traits, and smaller size I wanted to achieve!

The Experiment:
For my personal reference I wanted to see if I'd be able to get the the black markings and pink belly from the GBR and get more intense electric blue iridescent spects.

Result:
Out of the 15 frys that survived I got 3 true electric blues no markings, 10 regular looking GBR's and 2 that was really close for what I was going for. The two that I'm keeping have the black markings of the GBR with a pale body with intense electric blue scales, fins are also a vibrant blue with red tips, the overall size of all 15 frys are about 1/2in smaller then my other 8 months GBR and Electric blues, i did breed the size down 1/2in after doing some selective breeding after my first couple of spawning 3 years ago.

I'm Also in the works of trying to breed a new color strain for these rams! I've notice that I have alot of females that are nearly a purple color and I've been working on a year long experiment trying to get that strain so I'll keep you guys posted on how that goes maybe i'll be able to get some electric purple rams!!!!!
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