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i have been trying to breed a stripe convict, which was called a turquoise convict, with an albino to get the result of a blue convict. i have recently read that the blue convicts are really another species altogether. has anyone had luck with breeding an actual blue convict? His first babies have beautiful golden dorsal fins and blue tail and anal fins, can i hope for more?
 

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The way I understand breeding…

When you cross two fish who are different color morphs of the same species… the result is either a percentage of each… and/or the offspring look like one parent, but hold a recessive gene for the second parent’s color…

When you cross two fish of different species… the offspring look like a blend of each parent, often to varying degrees…

I would expect some exceptions to this rule though… This also may be an oversimplification, if so I'm sure someone else will clarify...
 

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Um never heard of a turquoise Convict. Sure it's not a severum they can have very similar bars when young?

Might get a better response in the Central American section.
I can tell you now everyone will want to see pics!!
 
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