Albino Guppy Strains

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Albino Guppy Strains

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Not sure if I have asked this before but Im struggling to get my Albino Koi Guppies to drop more than afew fry. Is this common?

I breed afew other non-albino strains, nothing fancy, which seem to drop 40-60 fry a a time.

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I've not even seen albinos, but I would imagine they've been bred down so much there could be "problems" like few fry.

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I wondered the same as Ian, as i cant say ive seen an albino guppy, and considering how colourful they can be it must’ve taken some line breeding to get them to albino.

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I have imported some for Indonesia, as well has purchase some from Trop Co. They do seem noticeably weaker and take longer to grow to adulthood than mutt guppies. I hoping the fry will be a little stronger than the parents, ive also started introducing no albino females to the males to see where that goes.

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Interesting colour, not at all what I was expecting.

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They are quite striking, the eyes look weirder than other species though....... :O

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These are sold as albino koi from Trop Co, but the pictures on their site is quite different. I do like them, they just seem much weaker and prone to dying without any reason.

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Been trying to strengthen the albinos by breeding with non albino females. The fry have started colouring up and they are pink!
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Re: Albino Guppy Strains

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Are any of the fry in the picture? Or am I not looking at it properly? :huh:

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