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Old 11-10-2013, 06:59 PM   #1 
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What to look for in a female, for this male:

Looking for a girl who'll give the best chance for a 180 spread, with the 50% web reduction and good form, while leaving the possibilities of plenty of pretty colors (hopefully producing oranges in future gens). Not sure what this boy's faults are, besides the spread and some uneven rays that split at the tips. Is his form okay? If not, what should I be looking for? Haaaalps.

(wasn't spreading his tail fully)

(almost full tail spread)
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:06 PM   #2 
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Beautiful fish
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Old 11-11-2013, 06:37 AM   #3 
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Colorwise I would stick with yellow, orange or cambodian. Find the widest spread on a female that you can. It looks like he may have uneven rays instead of two rays. Make sure your girl has nice even rays. Love the orange! I have an orange one too :) Good luck with them!
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Old 11-11-2013, 07:04 AM   #4 
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If you can't get a nice CT that compliments him, try using a HM with excessive rays. This will mean more culling and work though. But sometimes you have no choice but take the long route.

Your goal - improve topline, curved rays (must be straight), ray branching (must have even length and ray branching), spread, dorsal (lean forward), and wider ventrals would add to his beauty. Look for a female that compliments as many features as possible.
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