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Metriaclima Msobo Magenta X Tropheops Chilumba?

Postby Kagia » Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:45 pm

If a guy had a group of Msobo and a group of Tropheops Chilumba, would there be a high likelihood of crossbreeding due to the females being so similar in color, or would it be okay given that they are two completely different genus?

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Re: Metriaclima Msobo Magenta X Tropheops Chilumba?

Postby sir_keith » Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:05 pm

Intergeneric hybrids are not uncommon amongst Malawians, unfortunately. An obvious example would be the various hybrids between Mbuna and peacocks. :(
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Re: Metriaclima Msobo Magenta X Tropheops Chilumba?

Postby Kagia » Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:16 pm

Yeah I was afraid of that. I'll have some cats in there to clean up fry, and don't plan to save anything for a while, but it would be nice to keep a clutch or two in the distant future when I'm set up for it.

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darn auto correct...
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