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...
Swordtail Project Evolution

Swordtail Project Evolution

I’ve enjoyed working with more types of fish than just angelfish since I was a small child. I’ve always had fancy livebearers of some type, usually guppies, but often other ornamental types.  There was a period about 25 years ago that I had some amazing...
Koi Mutation?

Koi Mutation?

Several months ago, Dave Hlasnick had this Koi show up in one of his spawns.  I was more intrigued with it than he was.  I had a Halfblack Koi project into the F2 generation, and he was more interested in continuing it than I was, so we swapped.  I came out on top of...
The many uses for foam

The many uses for foam

There are some items that are used frequently in the average fishroom. We use lots of different nets for several things, various sieves for sorting food sizes, different tools for removing algae,  siphons of all types and lots of other useful tools to get our daily...