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I just think that different locales come from different locales for a reason. If it can be avoided, they shouldn't be cross-bred. Its just my opinion, its not like its going to do major damage to the gene pool or anything... it might actually make it stronger bringing in something that has had different genes coming on for many generations, but I like keeping things as pure as possible.
 

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An abino Blue neon would not be from a different location than a normal Blue Neon. A albino is just lacking pigment. Its not normale in the lakes but it does happen just like albino reptiles and humans. If it was me I would mix them. Its not going to create a hybrid, because its the same fish its just lacking pigment.
 

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Breeder's like myself will often introduce a normal strain of Paracyp. to spawn with their Albino group. It definately will strengthen the Albino strain with the addition of new blood to the group. This will make a difference with spawn size, birth defect's and other ailment's associated with the line breeding of a weak albino strain.
 

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Yeah, now that I actually realize he was talking about the same collection point, just albino vs. normal coloration, I totally agree. Line breeding is only good to a point. You have to put some new genes in every now and then.

That's kind of beside the point in this thread though... the point is, mixing those fish will 99.9% likely cause 0 harm(I'd say 100%, but then you could sue me :lol: ).
 
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