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PostSubject: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyMon Mar 04, 2013 11:12 pm

Hi,
In all the time i have been keeping and breeding Bristlenoses i have never really bothered with the albinos but now i am going into some breeding experiments and i want to know what a type 2 albino is.So if anyone knows can they please enlighten me.I know Doug will know and hopefully will see this post but if anyone else knows that would be great.



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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyTue Mar 05, 2013 7:09 am

Bristlenoses wrote:
Hi,
In all the time i have been keeping and breeding Bristlenoses i have never really bothered with the albinos but now i am going into some breeding experiments and i want to know what a type 2 albino is.So if anyone knows can they please enlighten me.I know Doug will know and hopefully will see this post but if anyone else knows that would be great.



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Never heard the term applied to BN (there are type 2 albino in human albinos). Perhaps it refers to the cream colored "Blue Eyed" BN ? Though I believe those are a mutation of Brown BN, not albinos.

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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyTue Mar 05, 2013 10:33 am

type 2 is the yellow-ish colour morph with the pick patch behind the head.

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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyTue Mar 05, 2013 1:49 pm

Was that suspose to be "pink" patch or it was really meant to be pick. If so what I a pick patch, lol!? Both of mine exhibit this pink patch when feeding or otherwise in a "good" mood.

My green dragon actually display the same thing....

Never knew it was a "trait." I always thought they all have some sort of patterning that changes with their moods Smile

Cool topic!
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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyTue Mar 05, 2013 2:12 pm

Thanks Doug,I have an albino that i got last week but he/she has lots of white spots all over.No idea what type that is but obviously not type 2.

Ktk,yes Doug meant pink patch. Smile


I am going out today to look for a type 2 and hopefully a baby super red to join my other baby super red.I am also after another lemon.Not having much luck finding these colours lately.


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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyTue Mar 05, 2013 8:31 pm

Man it's too bad you aren't in the States (for this instance) because I think they must be more common here. I haven't seen any here in Florida but I got my albinos In Michigan at a private LFS who claimed to get them from a local breeder. The one I gave to my mom shows this trait more. I will ask her to snap a pic. Good luck!


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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyTue Mar 05, 2013 10:05 pm

Thanks Ktk but after ringing 8 different aquatic places i had no luck unfortunately.I will get some soon i just have to wait a little while.I am not in a hurry but would like to find some.


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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyWed Mar 06, 2013 8:46 am

If type 2 = "cultivated form II", then, acording to Ingo Seidel, II is pinkish compering to I. IV is the fake L144 and no info about form III.
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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyWed Mar 06, 2013 10:18 am

i literally have a tank full of longfin and shortfin albinos here that im struggling to get rid of... odd huh!

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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyWed Mar 06, 2013 11:41 am

Doug wrote:
i literally have a tank full of longfin and shortfin albinos here that im struggling to get rid of... odd huh!
For last 2 years I haven't spent a penny on fish/fish food/etc. LFS's store credit - I'm regular supplier for 2. Problem is - my trio breeds in my show tank. It's easy to catch the fry when they're 3 weeks tops, later they get smart. I had to build the traps to catch the ones I missed without demolishing the tank. Smile
What I found interesting, male lets both females hatch eggs at the same time!
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PostSubject: Re: Type 2 Albino?   Type 2 Albino? EmptyWed Mar 06, 2013 12:18 pm

What are these albinos that people are calling golden here? They are covered in white spots?


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