Want To Trade Guppies And Fry! (tx, Usa)

CastleGrayskull

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Howdy!
I am a bit of a biologist and am currently running a breeding program in an attempt to breed some new color strains of guppies! It's a great hobby and I've got some really great colors from them but I am winding up with a plethora of guppy fry that, for no other reason than overcrowding, I can't keep. These are healthy and colorful guppies. The mamas and papas are yellow snakeskin, blue/red large fin tequila sunrise, pure blonde/white and orange/yellow firetail. The fry from their pairings are starting to get their color. I have a handful of pure blondes ready and about 30 that are starting to show color and are showing potential for snakeskin, firetail and blue mixes.

In any case, I'd love to trade or sell these gorgeous fish. If you want to buy them, I'm willing to sell. I'm also looking to trade. Here's what I'm looking for:

I know that there may be some offset for what my stuff or your stuff is worth in comparison to the other so I'm obviously open to negotiation! I'm not really looking to make a profit from this, I really just have some things I'm in need of or looking for.

If you're interested, reply here or message me. Thanks!
 

DixieFish

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I might be interested in a trade. Would you happen to have pics of the tequila sunrise and the blondes? They may be what I am looking for to improve my lines.
 
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CastleGrayskull

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I've only been able to get a good picture of the firetail, but I'll try to get some better ones of the others and post them asap!
 

DixieFish

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Cool, cool! While you do that I will take some pics too and PM you with what I've got for trade.
 

MusicalFishies

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What major city are you near? If we’re close I might be able to do a trade with you.
 
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CastleGrayskull

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Dallas is the closest major city to me.

I'll get pictures up soon, but..!!

The older generation (F1) is coloring up nicely. I love how they look. They almost ALL have orange and yellow tails. Their dorsal fins are ranging from deep dark blue to orange and yellow. Some are banded. About half of the ones with yellow/orange tails have a dark blue spot where the tail meets fin. The males have an iridescent blue shimmer along their ribcage and stomach. All in all, they are gorgeous F1 specimens.

Its hard to tell the males and females apart, but I am to keep them separated as they develop to keep the females virgin for the F2 generation.

For F2, I plan to try to bring out that blue shimmer and pronounce the dark spot near the tail. I am going to try to bring out the orange and black/blue dorsal fin as well. After the F2 generation is bred out, I might backcross with their longfin father in an attempt to get their fins to flare more. So far none of the F1 exhibit long finnage.
 

MusicalFishies

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CastleGrayskull said:
Dallas is the closest major city to me.
Aw bummer that’s too far for me! I’m closer to Houston. ☹
 
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CastleGrayskull

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MusicalFishies said:
Aw bummer that’s too far for me! I’m closer to Houston. ☹
That's alright. Shipping is a viable option, too!
 

midna

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I don't know if you're aware, but check out the dfw fish keepers group on facebook and their buy/sell/trade/free group on band (for live fish sales since facebook is banning all live animal sales). there are also a lot of other dfw fish groups that i'm apart of on fb where you can sell fish etc., but fish keepers is the most active one and facebook's new rules make it difficult.
 

FishGirly

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Hi, for the white and yellow guppies can you post some pictures?
 
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CastleGrayskull

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Pwilly07

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CastleGrayskull said:
Here's an imgur link for everyone wanting to see the new babies and white females!

Fish It says unsupported video and won't let me click on the link, unfortunately.
 
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CastleGrayskull

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Pwilly07 said:
It says unsupported video and won't let me click on the link, unfortunately.
Let's try this..

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Pwilly07

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Here's what I have!! Wild guppies 750 of them, emerald green moscow guppies breeding tank, and a bunch of tequila sunrise guppies. I have many more than the picture, but the males give you a good idea of what future offspring will be like. I have a tank of just young fancy guppies and endlers, but they are still growing and coloring up to be sure what I really have. I have 12 tanks with 7 of them having guppies. Others have some tetras, and some shrimp, and snails and or just plants. Looking to expand sometime in the near future if at all possible. Aiming for (12) 20 gallon long tanks so we shall see where I am by January compared to now. I'd appreciate feedback when you have a free moment.
 

Foxxway

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The guppies I got from you are growing nicely and are happy in their enclosure, even though it's not heated yet. Please let me know when you have shrimp and any "weird" snails, as I'm always interested in them.
 

Pwilly07

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Foxxway said:
The guppies I got from you are growing nicely and are happy in their enclosure, even though it's not heated yet. Please let me know when you have shrimp and any "weird" snails, as I'm always interested in them.
I have ramshorn(blue, red, and brown), breeding mystery snails currently, and have some pond and/or trapdoor snails here and there. Will definitely let you know about shrimp too. They are loving new tank. Happy my guppies are doing well!!! I'm not a perfect breeder by any means, but I try my absolute best and never stop learning.
 
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CastleGrayskull

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The red-tailed males are ready to go if anyone is interested! See pics above. :)
 
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CastleGrayskull

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Ready To Go:
Red-Tail males - Round tail with long dorsal (See pics)
 

FishGirl115

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Hello. I am wondering if you still have these? If so, I don't have anything to trade but might possibly be interested in a few if they're cheap and you pay shipping
 

JettsPapa

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MusicalFishies said:
Aw bummer that’s too far for me! I’m closer to Houston. ☹
Me too. I'm between Houston and Bryan/College Station.
 
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