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Old 05-13-2012, 08:20 AM   #1 
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New Mint Dragon HMPK Line

Hullo there.
And happy mother's day to everyone. :D

The last few days I've been working out a great deal with a breeder who has developed a green and black dragon line. I absolutely love the look of these fish, they are blue-green with bold branching, giving them a "minty" look. I've decided to import all the stock he has available of this color- 3 males and 1 female. Some of you may have seen a picture of one of the males, he has a flat nose. Can't say I've ever seen one like him before. At first I didn't want to buy him, but in the end his transfixing colors compelled me to get him. (The breeder practically gave him to me, he knew I was on the fence about him.) The other two males show promising form and striking colors. They could certainly use work in straightening some of the branches, but I believe they will render some stunning fry with the right girls.

I'm excited about this line. I can experiment some with my superblacks as well to try to develop more contrasting colors. See images of the imports below. :)

I'll be keeping an eye out for a few more females that carry similar colors, but for now this is all I could get my hands on. xD

Here are some examples of siblings from the same spawn. Unfortunately they were purchased before I could get to them. ._.

Spawn updates to come!
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:22 AM   #2 
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I can't wait to see some fry! :D
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Old 05-13-2012, 09:09 AM   #3 
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They are beautiful! Green/black bicolored bettas have always been a
Favorite of mine
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:50 AM   #4 
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-subscribed- -5 star rating- I look forward to seeing the outcomes, are you going to sell the fry? I would love a pair from the spawn
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Old 05-13-2012, 12:51 PM   #5 
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Great looking fish!

Though it looks like some have some red wash on the anal. Gotta work on that. Very stunning color combination though!

The first male is my favorite...
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:01 PM   #6 
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Thanks you guys! Yes, I do plan on selling the fry. I'll let you guys have the first pick here before sending them to Aquabid and Craigslist. (surprisingly, I've had a lot of people in my area contact me about buying high quality bettas. Most of them willing to pay $20-30. So they should sell pretty quick.)
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Old 05-13-2012, 03:06 PM   #7 
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Oh? I'm so excited to see fey from these! I have a planned first spawn and if all goes well. A fry from this spawn would make for some wonderful coloring.
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Old 05-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #8 
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I'm compleetely in love with that first female!! What a cutie!
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Old 05-13-2012, 03:41 PM   #9 
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I used to work on this coloration. Wouldn't mind having some around :D
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Old 05-13-2012, 03:44 PM   #10 
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Can't wait to see their fry!
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