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Re: What to call your gardneri
Jim Eller wrote:
> Quoted text->>>
> I am hoping this is a fixable strain like australe Reds, but
> that it is =
> not a lethal gene like melano bettas where all black females
> are =
> sterile. Without getting into genetic technicalities, that
> would mean =
> always breeding dark males to normal-looking females
> carrying the gene =
> and generally getting spawns of 50/50 each phenotype.
> I am interested in fielding comments and suggestions. I was
> going to ask for suggestions on what to call these guys, but
> have =
> decided I like calling them Dark Morphs. What does the list
> Jay Moylan
> -End quoted text->>>
> My suggestion for what to call these would be simply to call
> them Fp. gardneri nigerianus "aquarium strain dark morph".
> Simple eh?
Well, Jim, you may disagree, but I see no real reason to drop the Akamkpa
location when you do it. This is a color morph, and certainly not an
aquarium strain, which has no identifiable location.
That's my $0.0045 (two cents adjusted for inflation)
Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 612-1467
An aquarium is just interactive television for cats.
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