A New Albino Gene?

A New Albino Gene?

A recent Facebook post on an angelfish groug brought up the Albino gene in Dantum angelfish.  It reminded me of an article I put in our former newsletter about the albino gene. It’s the kind of observation that is important to me and thought I’d share it...
Orange Crayfish

Orange Crayfish

As a kid, who didn’t like romping through a stream looking for crayfish? They were a bit scary with those pinchers, yet they weren’t quick enough to actually pinch you very often.  I must have caught several thousand when young.  When I got older, I found...
Flake Food Offering Upgrade

Flake Food Offering Upgrade

Fish food is one of those products that needs regular monitoring, research,careful thought and experimentation in regards to improving it.  We personally test new formulations on a continual basis. In fact, there is hardly a time when we aren’t evaluating at...
Our Platinum Blushing Pair

Our Platinum Blushing Pair

  This pair is the result of a 3-year project to create a wildcross Platinum Blushing pair.   They are F2 Peruvian wild-cross.  Our experience has been that the gene for Blue, when homozygous, causes some negative effects on angelfish.  The fry are weaker, slower...
Angelfish That Are Group Spawning

Angelfish That Are Group Spawning

It is not uncommon for angelfish to spawn in a group. It usually happens when there isn’t enough space in the tank for the number of fish it holds, so that a pair can successfully defend a territory.   The problem is that literally every time they spawn in a...