Breeding Guppies: Genetic Pitfalls and Successes (10 page article) describes my experiences with crossing various guppy strains–Metalheads, Blue Grass, pet shop guppies, swordtail guppies, etc. Avoid the genetic problems I encountered as a beginning breeder. Follow the story, which includes basic genetic explanations, to a happy ending–the creation of novel and beautiful phenotypes. (Article revised March 2022)
Guppy Genetics 101
Genetics of breeding fancy guppies for fitness, disease resistance, and beauty
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I did appreciate learning for your experiments! Thank you for sharing. I bought 20 Bluegrass (sire) and Dragon (female) guppies to experiment with. I have other experiments at home lol… Learning to manipulate the Purple and Asian Blau genes. BTW I got gorgeous purple half-moon half blacks. Not all half blacks are boring lol….