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post #1 of 10 Old 08-31-2008, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
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What does everyone breed?`

I am new to this forum and I am interested in what everyone breeds. I am very interested in Vitorians although I am currently mainly breeding Peacocks. Here is what I breed

Aul. Albino Rubescenes - colony
Aul. Albino Maleri Island - colony
Aul. Benga Yellow - pair
Aul. Chitande Masinje - trio
Aul. Ethelwynnae - pair
Aul. Jac. Albino Eureka Reds - colony
Aul. Jac. Otter Point - pair
Aul. Jac. Eureka Red - trio
Aul. Jac. Undu Reef - pair
Aul. Kandeense - trio
Aul. Maylandi Sulphurhead - 12 year old male died only female left
Aul. OB - just two females
Aul. Sp. Lwanda - trio
Aul. Sp. Stuartgranti Maleri Island - trio (wild)
Aul. Stuartgranti Albino Flavescant - colony
Aul. Stuartgranti Blue Neon - trio
Aul. Stuartgranti Maulana Bi-Color 500 - juvie colony
Aul. Stuartgranti Ngara Flametail - trio
Aul. Stuartgranti Chilumba - pair
Copad. Borleyi Kadango - trio
Copad. Borleyi(unsure of variety) - trio
Copad. Verduyni Dwarf - pair
Hap. Flameback - pair
Hap. Ruby Green - juvie colony
Labido. Caeruleus - colony
Labido. Caeruleus(albino) - female
Labido. Caeruleus(white) - trio
Ottopharynx Lithobates Z Rock - trio
Placidochromis Jalo Reef(male died) - two females

265 gallon - Breeding colony of Moba Frontosa(2m/5f)

40 gallon - 2m/4f SRT Hongi
55 gallon - 2m/2f Afra Cobue
30 gallon - 1m/2f Lab. Cae. yellow labs
125 gallon - 1 mated pair of oscars

I will be adding a colony of Xystichromis Phytophagus on Thursday and I want to add Astatotilapia Aeneocolor if I can find some females.
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post #2 of 10 Old 08-31-2008, 10:33 AM
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wow!!!!!!!! can you post a picture of your oscars. that would be awesome!
welcome 2 the forum!! :D

80 Gallon--One 12" Albino Tiger Oscar(Whitey),One 11" Common Tiger Oscar (MC-THE OSCAR),One 5" Male Convict(TURNBUCKLE),Three 4" Male Convicts(STATE,MR.DESTRUCTO,ADREI),One 13" Pleco(RILO)

20 Gallon--One 4" Female Convict (Sparky),One 2" Female Convict(WRIGLEY),One 6" Pleco(BEAVIS)

10 Gallon--One 4" Female Convict(COUNTY),One 5" Albino Pleco(SUCKER),One 1" Female Convict(PHEEBE)
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post #3 of 10 Old 08-31-2008, 03:40 PM Thread Starter
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It isn't the best pic but it is the only one I have available at the moment. My female has a fresh battle wound by her gill cover.

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post #4 of 10 Old 09-02-2008, 12:52 PM
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Nowhere near as impressive as your list, but I've bred the following:

Kribensis cichlids
Mystery snails
Pond snails (should I even include these? haha)
Golden wonder killifish
I'm pretty sure my zebra danios lay eggs all the time but they just get eaten
My peppered corydoras have laid eggs countless times but they always get eaten

All of these were pretty much accidental, although I got mixed sexes of the guppies and swordtails on purpose to provide fry for my other fish to snack on.

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post #5 of 10 Old 09-07-2008, 04:43 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah I hear you. If I get hybrids they become feeders for my oscars.[/u]
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post #6 of 10 Old 09-08-2008, 06:40 AM
wow what an impressive list :D. im embaressed to say that i have only breed swordtails as my platies were already pregnant, oh but i have swordtail- platy mix and my bronze catfish have breed XD. Nice list :D any baby pictures?
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post #7 of 10 Old 09-11-2008, 09:04 PM
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i am new to i am trying to breed bettas key word trying... but my guppys and swords are cross breeding like mad hehe...but they make cute fishys
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post #8 of 10 Old 09-12-2008, 03:43 PM
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Just be careful about where those hybrid fry go...it's hard enough to get a pure species as it is, so there's no need to introduce more mixes to the industry. However, for personal keeping and feeders, enjoy :)
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post #9 of 10 Old 09-16-2008, 07:48 AM
yep no way im giving my swordtail/platy mixes to my lfs, if i get overcrowded im going to have to give my either some mickey mouse platies, or swordtails up. XD. but if friends need fish then i suppose letting them have the mixes would be fine?
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post #10 of 10 Old 09-23-2008, 12:24 AM
i breed danios, guppies, neon tetras, tailpia, cherry barbs and soon CPD and Kribensis.
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