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    Aww I'm sorry to hear that. Tylos belong to a...

    Aww I'm sorry to hear that. Tylos belong to a category that is able to store sperm for long periods of time, but once they've run out they've run out. Are there other males in your tank of the same...
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    Haha welcome! give it some time, hopefully it was...

    Haha welcome! give it some time, hopefully it was a successful birth!
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    Fairly sure, my dear friend, that it was an egg....

    Fairly sure, my dear friend, that it was an egg. May I know the pH of your tank? I've experienced egg-laying births before, but always they were triggered by huge changes in pH or composition or...
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    Hey Yiannis, if you're interested in an...

    Hey Yiannis, if you're interested in an exclusively orange line, I'd advice maybe orange and yellows instead of sakura and orange. Because for me, sakura lines can be vastly different, and some of...
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    Again, as etcamire04 said, it all boils down to...

    Again, as etcamire04 said, it all boils down to the particular "genetic set" you got in your shrimp, i.e. which breeding line you got it from. Think about it something like pedigrees of dogs.
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  6. Depending on which type of blue pearl you're...

    Depending on which type of blue pearl you're getting. Blue pearl could refer to either Neocaridina palmata or Neocaridina heteropoda, the latter more commonly referred to as blue rili. Cherry shrimp...
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    It all boils down to the strains that you have....

    It all boils down to the strains that you have. It's likely possible that a backcross will result in F2 backcross with 50% wild-type colouration and 50% yellow. What you will get will be a range of...
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    Thanks a lot for the clarifications Werner, and...

    Thanks a lot for the clarifications Werner, and may I say I'm looking forward for more of these very helpful facts!
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    Urm, if a genetic comparison has shown that the...

    Urm, if a genetic comparison has shown that the three are from the same species, there's no other way of proving that they aren't the same species unless you possess a strain that happens to be...
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    Haha they should breed easily then! My female...

    Haha they should breed easily then! My female white pearls never did give offspring with my neocaridinas although they did get berried.
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    Just a joke to defuse the situation but... ...

    Just a joke to defuse the situation but...

    Please, the moderation here is already quite strict. Do we really need to be giving them any more ideas? xP

    Anyway, may I know what constitutes...
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    Speedie, I guess it was the potential threat of...

    Speedie, I guess it was the potential threat of you being approached when people made the connection between you the power seller and you the shrimp photography enthusiast. This forum is quite...
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    Thank you. I couldn't be sure, it does look...

    Thank you. I couldn't be sure, it does look rather hard to believe ^^
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    Hello, thanks so much for the information. I...

    Hello, thanks so much for the information. I would like to confirm though, so we ought to view them as selective colour breeds of Neocaridina palmata? These are the ones that are often with a stripe...
  15. Thread: Black Rilis?

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    Hello! I haven't heard of such a rili mutation....

    Hello! I haven't heard of such a rili mutation. Heard of yellows, seen of greens, blues, oranges and red rilis in person but can I say WOW for yours, they look interesting! I guess if you have the...
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    Hmm although I measure my parameters religiously...

    Hmm although I measure my parameters religiously to be honest I suspect they fluctuate a fair bit. The pH is a constant 8, liquid test kit, GH about 12, liquid test kit and TDS is 228 to 238...
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    Congratulations! Do keep us updated! I've had a...

    Congratulations! Do keep us updated! I've had a female get berried in my tank before but no offspring. It's gotten berried recently again too so I'm crossing my fingers
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    Over here in Singapore these are quite popular if...

    Over here in Singapore these are quite popular if the stocks at my LFS are any indication.
  19. Thread: Coke Shrimp?

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    From the looks of it, it was a black that turned...

    From the looks of it, it was a black that turned brownish-red at the head portion. Reason unknown to me so it could be

    the brownish-red portion settles to brown and the black portions also fade to...
  20. Thread: Coke Shrimp?

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    There are various reasons why that colour was...

    There are various reasons why that colour was like that, but suffice to say, that colour was not permanent.
  21. Haha thanks! I hope to eventually get mine as...

    Haha thanks! I hope to eventually get mine as successful as yours ^^
  22. Thanks for sharing the love man. By the way I too...

    Thanks for sharing the love man. By the way I too have good news, but coupled with bad. I spotted one baby red orchid that has survived! But I have no idea if it was a fluke as there were plenty of...
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    MananaP, so, just curious, would you say that the...

    MananaP, so, just curious, would you say that the secret that you mentioned before has come out yet? :P
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    Not to detract from what Pleco has expounded on...

    Not to detract from what Pleco has expounded on the virtues of getting the basics right, and it certainly answers the question, but it seems to me that since this thread has started (been reading...
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    Hey mate thanks! I'm just here to help as I was...

    Hey mate thanks! I'm just here to help as I was really bummed when I ended up with the so-called wild-type colouration, ie light-brown colour changing phenotype. Yes, I highly encourage the...
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