PK-POWERED VT

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PK-POWERED VT

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24 Sep 2011, 17:45 #1

Father - yellow/blue MG VT
mother - red marble/dragon geno PK

2 spawns from this pair so far within 3 weeks of each other. Fry are doing gr8. using the high temperatures outside to spawn these fish.

Will update.
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27 Sep 2011, 00:33 #2

round 2:
father super red VT with some faulty irrids on his sides
mother is red dragon PK

in the tank now. will check on em 2morrow morning.
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19 Oct 2011, 14:33 #3

Update on the spawns? How did the fry turn out?
Not nearly enough tanks...not nearly enough room!

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29 Nov 2011, 00:45 #4

not many survivors, and slow to grow. did a 2nd spawn and not many fry left.

Not giving up by a longshot. I believe that I'm closer to what I'm looking for than ever before.
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01 Jun 2012, 17:06 #5

UPDATE: still on this but i've been very distracted as of late: business, job, and managing clientele.

I'm getting new stock next week, but I need to find a decent VT female to get this thing going again. was gonna do that today but it is raining buckets.

Will post pics of my current stock soon.
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01 Jun 2012, 18:18 #6

LOL...I understand about getting side tracked....I just bought a Black Copper Dragon PK male (lost auction on the female :(....) now I have nothing to breed to except for blue girls or Multi females...no PK dragons :(
Not nearly enough tanks...not nearly enough room!

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01 Jun 2012, 19:47 #7

breed him to blue and I call DIIIIIIBS on some fry :LOL::
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11 Jun 2012, 02:32 #8

update: project came back on track today with a spawning this afternoon. Hoping to get some fry. man, there was alotta eggs! :blink:

will keep you guys posted
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12 Jun 2012, 01:45 #9

please do
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12 Jun 2012, 20:33 #10

UPDATE: hatching started last night/this morning.

didn't see as many eggs/fry as what I saw being released during spawning, but from past experience, there's the possibility that there's more. will update in 3 days once they're free-swimming.

I still got it :lol: :cheerleader5:
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23 Jun 2012, 15:05 #11

Well it's been 3 weeks since the spawning and i can count about 15-20 fry.... not bad. They've been growing fast and are exploring the tank.

Will upload pics.
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25 Jun 2012, 00:00 #12

Excited to see what they produce
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13 Jan 2013, 19:28 #13

GUESS WHO'S BACK!!!??? ::lamarride

welllllll......
what I got was encouraging. crossed stell blue VT with "fancy" marble and got

(drumroll)

fancy steel marble.

black lace

black with green irrids.

just 3 fry surviving.

was going to cross with a marble "giant" and a melano PK but both males died. the marble fancy female also died accidentally. :(. but thanks to DNA, the trait carried over to the fry.

will put pics up when I can. sorry. trying to run a business and work my 9-5 at the same time, but will post as soon as i can.

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11 Feb 2013, 17:53 #14

Can't wait to see pictures.

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27 Jun 2013, 14:16 #15

one female fry came out to be a very beautiful "panda" steel marble. was actually able to find HM Melano and DT Copper BF male each for $7 at Petco Got a spawn from the melano/panda 4 days ago and babies are free-swimming.

Sad to say, the LFS here has been taken over by generic foods and supplies that are NOT sufficient. Been away from this too long. I have some ordering to do b4 my fish spawn again. need carbon tips for the sponge filters, brine shrimp flakes, brine shrimp eggs, water daphnia, more plants, and i'm down to one snail.

going to hit up AB, foster & smith, and i think there's still one legit LFS left within 30 mins of my home ...... somewhere.
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