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Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby CatsandFish » Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:22 pm

Hello all, it's been a while but this one deserves a share.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNH_Yxs1Mw0

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucism
I'll update soon with some pictures. :)
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby NancyD » Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:02 pm

Wow, that's very cool! Is it from wild caught fish or F1 etc generations?
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby CatsandFish » Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:34 am

I have 3 wild caught and 1 adult F1 born about 3 years ago and about 12-14 youngsters i'm not sure which are the parents though.
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby ch.koenig » Sun Oct 23, 2016 5:19 pm

Hi
That's interesting 8) Hope you get some more.
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby mikev » Mon Oct 24, 2016 1:24 pm

Incredibly interesting indeed -- this is an unusual case where attempting line breeding may work, so hope you try!

Do you have still photos to show?
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby CatsandFish » Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:38 am

Yes i do :)
The following aren't real clear but give a good indication.
I will take and upload morec pictures today.

This is when i first thought something is "off" with this one so little colour and near 1cm TL
http://imgur.com/tw6I5Gw

These are taken a few weeks later (yes i should've taken notes...)
http://imgur.com/Prl1w0V

http://imgur.com/22YyXzb

http://imgur.com/WJ8HqL1

note:I tried direct links but imgur seems to enlarge the pictures up to original size
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby ch.koenig » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:26 am

Hi
I use this service
http://www.fotos-hochladen.net/
I'm shure that this exist in English too.
I fyou want to try: Durchsuchen=select a pic, open it; Foto nicht skalieren=original size, better is 800x600; Bild hochladen= upload pic. A new screen opens with all possible links to copy. In this case "Foto für Foren". If you get stuck take the faint "Foto hochladen" in the first screen and you restart again.
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby CatsandFish » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:50 pm

http://imgur.com/49DbXaT

http://imgur.com/D9Nino6

http://imgur.com/kaZysfC

http://imgur.com/QNpi0TC

Also found another 20-30 youngsters inside of the cannister filter.
http://imgur.com/h4P0XVn

Hi Charles.
Does Imgur block non members from viewing the images in this way?
If so i will switch to a service that does provide this.

Hi Mike if it grows to maturity i will defenitely attempt to breed it and se eif the gene is dominant.
Have to introduce some fresh genes aswell seeing as this is either F1 or halfway between F1 and F2 (Could this have caused the mutation?)
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby Bas Pels » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:54 pm

I use www.photobucket.com. The picthres I uploaded 5 years ore more ago, are still there. Ideal for placing pictures on forums
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby NancyD » Wed Oct 26, 2016 9:56 pm

Thanks for more pics. But I have to say, while I'm sure there are some tiny fry, your filter babies just look like detritus to me, lol. Maybe if they were moving...Congrats again!
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby Jim Powers » Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:35 pm

That's very interesting! Keep us posted. I'm not sure how I missed this post until today. :?
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby CatsandFish » Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:41 pm

2nd Leucistic specimen confirmed!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyhKqrSe_-4
appears at about 34 seconds in from under the rock.

Main tank redecorated
http://imgur.com/eqVppaO
2nd tank setup for youngsters
http://imgur.com/Tq8GZLA
2nd Leucistic baby on the left. Note how it's slightly bigger yet has far less striking colours.
http://imgur.com/uHh5E5V
Striking in black and white
http://imgur.com/l8cUGVF
Developing well
http://imgur.com/mfsZNgo
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Re: Leucist Sewellia Sp. Spotted fry

Postby CatsandFish » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:23 am

Any other "more lively" forums out there where people still discuss their hillstream loaches?
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