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post #1 of 3 Old 11-20-2011, 09:51 PM Thread Starter
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Dwarf Angelfish?

Has anyone ever bred a dwarf angelfish? I know folks tend to pick the largest fish for breeding, but think of the advantage of dwarf angels: you could have more in a tank!

18 species/varieties of fish, 15 species/varieties of plants - The fish are finally ahead of the plants!
*560 gallons (2120 liters) in 5 tanks -> you do the math.
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post #2 of 3 Old 11-21-2011, 08:36 AM
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I am not a fish breeder (not on purpose anyway) but I do have concerns anytime anyone wishes to "dwarf" things. My experience is primarily in dogs and many of the dwarf or teacup, mini etc... have other health issues. Not sure how this would relate to fish but if they were less healthy, I wouldn't want to do it.

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post #3 of 3 Old 11-21-2011, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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It all comes down to responsible breeding. The various color and fin forms we have today are all the result of selective breeding. I concur that fish health should not be sacrificed for a size reduction, things like some of the odder goldfish varieties are, to me, inappropriate to breed

18 species/varieties of fish, 15 species/varieties of plants - The fish are finally ahead of the plants!
*560 gallons (2120 liters) in 5 tanks -> you do the math.
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