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The Celestial Pearl Danio Forum • View topic - Long-Finned variety?

Long-Finned variety?

Could this fish be bred for variations just like the guppy, discus and koi? Discuss here!

Postby L777 » Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:34 am

If fish are being bred to accomplish survival in the wild, I couldn't agree more -- major threat to ecology to move tank-exposed fish back out into existing populations, what with the potential foreign diseases they've been exposed to, the existing social structures and territories they'd be tossed into, the social cues and behavioral interactions they missed out on growing up in the bizarre environment of a tank, and a host of other good reasons. This holds true whether the body plan has changed through the generations or not. On the other hand, I rather like the fancy guppies in my tanks, which bear little resemblance to their wild genetic forebears that they'll never have to survive alongside.

Just to clarify, though, I'm personally very interested in maintaining my breeding lines as close as possible to the wild populations. This is why I was interested in earlier threads in hearing how much variation people had noted in their wild-caught fish, in hearing if anyone had experience maintaining carefully documented outbreeding programs, and my interest in swapping stock with others to keep the diversity as high as possible. I'm excited that there are so many of us working together and able to swap so we can keep the bloodlines as "true" as possible.
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Postby ste12000 » Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:21 pm

Yes i agree with the theory, and also agree that it is very unlikely that any long finned captive bred fish will have to survive the conditions of the wild.
I just dont see why people have to mess with the fins of fish, to me personally i just dont like the look of the vast majority of long finned fish, Black widow tetras, Bristlenose plecs and various danio species are three recent examples i have seen that look truly appalling.
I would like to think that we can keep the Celestial in its natural form for years to come and not try to IMPROVE :? it.....
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Postby aquaholic85 » Sun Nov 25, 2007 12:58 am

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