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Dragon Blood peacock question

Postby ghostrebo » Sat Oct 10, 2009 8:10 pm

I picked up two "dragon Blood peacocks" today. They are every colorful. I know it's a man made fish, my question is are the female "Dragon Blood peacocks" grey in color like the other peacock species?
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Postby bulldogg7 » Sat Oct 10, 2009 10:19 pm

mot are a paler red/pink color, but since they are hybrids my guess would be that it's possible to get a dark one occasionally. They could've been crossed with some other peacock also.
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Postby MalawiLover » Sun Oct 11, 2009 11:30 pm

They tend not to be the drab, but rather a lighter pink or almost white with a pink hue, more like an albino strain female but without the red eyes.
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Postby PaulineMi » Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:22 am

This was my female. I had her in an all male tank thinking it was a male. My big Borleyi fell in love with her so she went back to the LFS.

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Postby SICK-lids9087 » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:07 pm

My Dragon Blood Female is likeher in the picture but mine didn't have the patterns on her tail. She was pretty plain. She bred sucessfully 69 babies in one batch, I have seen most look like mine. Yours is so pretty =)
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