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Creation of Black Splash Angelfish

This was one of those projects where I didn't have my heart fully into it. I must have started it about 10 years ago. It should be further along than it is, but at least it's back for now. It started with the desire to get a very dark fish with some orange on it. Streaked Blacks were a fish that I thought would work for this. The streaked gene causes lighter areas to appear on black angelfish. The older they get, the greater the lighter areas grow. I guessed that crossing with a koi would give me a black that had orange showing through. I've known for quite some time that the skin layer that stores carotenoid pigments is beneath...

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