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Old 02-22-2013, 04:55 PM   #11 
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Originally Posted by acitydweller View Post
Why are these becoming less common? they are gorgeous!
because people breeding for show are usually only interested in a tail type that can achieve a 180 degree spread, and they don't have the mass-market petstore appeal of VT's, so they get overlooked both by show breeders and pet breeders.
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:29 PM   #12 
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Many young veiltails will appear as "spade tails" Before their fins finish growing out.
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