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I got a group of 5 Gold Dempseys late last year…

All have proven to be very healthy fish…

I was playing with the settings on my camera and this was one of the better pics I got tonight and I thought I’d share…

This is a male 6.5" TL... you can see a 6" female to the right side of the pic... The reds & blues in his fins are far more noticable in real life...



Thanks for looking :D
 

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Very interesting. Had I seen one in the store, I would have no idea what I was looking at...
 

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Those are beautiful fish. But wicked expensive. I've heard they're less aggressive than regular Jacks, is this true?
 

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The group I got were all male except one... every one of the males grew impressively fast and have been impressively active/aggressive fish... The female grew slow but has been spawning monthly since she was old enough to start…

In my experience they are a much stronger strain than typical LFS quality Dempseys...

Blue Dempseys are known to have some genetic weaknesses... I would have to say these Golds are the exact opposite... A very impressive strain…

As for expensive... $8 each through Ken Davis (FishFarmUSA)... shipping might getcha but blame that on fuel rates not fish prices :p
 

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Actually Ken has very economical USPS 2 day shipping available - works well with small fish. I had a box of six 2" Midas sent to me for a whopping $12.00 over the cost of the livestock.

Eric
 

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oops, double post. Has anyone else noticed this site runs like poop lately? Seems to be a lot of technical problems (other than my fat fingers)...
 

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Beautiful dempsey. I have to say that this picture is by far the best representation of a gold strain dempsey that I've ever seen. :thumb:
 
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