BT280516  
     
       
Royal blue lace
HM PK
(Eugenio Fornasiero, Italy)
X
Steel blue HM PK
(Betta Territory, NL)
       
 
 
   
Sire: Steel blue HM PK

F1, BT221015A
(Betta Territory, The Netherlands)
X
Dame:
Royal blue HM PK
F1, BT221015A
(Betta Territory, The Netherlands)
 

 

 
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The Sire is a big, strong-bodied steel blue HMPK (topline could be smoother). The caudal has a good D-shape with long outer rays and is big in size. The anal has a pretty good trapezoid shape with a nice gradual slope. The dorsal has a good volume with a broad base. The front rays are nicely directed forward. The ventrals have a good length, volume and single tips. The Dame is royal blue HMPK and is a full sibling to the male. She has a long body with a smooth topline, a broad-based dorsal, a parallel anal fin and matching ventrals. The caudal is smooth in webbing and spreads almost 180 degrees.
With this cross I hope to fix the strong bodies, smooth topline and balanced finnage.
The offspring (F2) likely will be darkbody steel and royal blue HMPK with a chance of DTPK as of black lace and marble to pop up.

The Sire is also Father of: BT220616 & BT100916.

   
 
 
   

28/05/16: The pair spawned.
29/05/16: The fry hatched.
31/05/16: The fry entered the free-swimming stage. Removed the male.
02/06/16: The fry is feeding well on vinegar eels and BBS.
16/08/16: 12 weeks old! Really nice to see black (lace) back as well as DTPKs!

   
   
   

19/09/16: 16 weeks old!

   
   
   

31/12/16: Three sisters at 31 weeks of age.

   
   
         
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