How to breed Japanese Blue Grass Guppy – Part I: Genetic formulas for Blue Grass Guppy

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Blue Grass are one of most popular guppies in the world. They are famous for their large dorsal and caudal fin with unique black speckles. The speckles are dense and well-distributed. That makes the fins look like grass. So, this strain got its famous name “Grass”.  

Blue Grass Guppy

Starting today, we plan to write a new series of articles. In these articles, we will talk about how to breed Blue Grass Guppy, and how to choose the parent fishes, and how to pick the proper offspring according to Mendelian inheritance, what is the genetic formula for Blue Grass Guppy and so on.

This is the first article, let’s talk about the genetic formulas for Blue Grass Guppy.

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Tips and notices for caring and breeding Betta fish Part 1: How to avoid betta dystocia – the importance of oxygen-rich environment

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Hatching baby fishes from your own betta is a great achievement for betta lovers. Breeding in not an easy thing. As the owner, you need to provide an appropriate environment for the brood fish.

We have heard of a case. It’s a sad case. The female and the male mate for two days, there is only few eggs released. The female suddenly died in the third day morning. What a pity!

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Gradient purple delta tail blue Guppy

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This is a special guppy. Its diverse colors interpret well another name, millionfish. The tail is the most wonderful part. It begins with a light-yellow circle and radial lines at the root. And then the gradient purple spreads to the edge, end with black. It is a mysterious and beautiful tail.

One wild fighting fish species that is becoming more and more rare, Betta livida

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Betta livida is one specie of wild betta, the only one habitat in the world is the blackwater swamps near Selangor, west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It was listed on IUCN Red List in 1994 and assessed as Endangered. Recent years, the large-scale urbanization seriously ruined the ecological environment, this wild betta is becoming more and more rare.

The burgundy body shines green metal gloss, the emerald texture embellishes fins, the metal green marking just like its identity symbol.

Betta livida like clean blackwater, they need acidic and soft water. It is very important that control the water quality when keep Betta livida in aquarium tank. You need to add moderate humic acid and other dirt bed.

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