Glass Belly Guppy

Glass Belly Guppy

This experimental strain goes back to my Asia Blau strain. One of the females looked different and it took me a few days to figure out what it actually was:
Part of her silver skin; that normaly covers the guts; was missing! Now the goal is, to breed the famous See-Thru Guppy.

The original See-Thru Guppy was created by Philip Shaddock, the owner of  Guppy Designer.com. The strain combines three traits: Albino, Blau and Glass Belly. Below a few words from Philip:

I have been creating a transparent guppy by crossing an albino blau X glass belly guppy. The homozygous albino blau fails in the production of black, red and yellow color. The glass belly guppy fails in the production of iridophores in most of the body, with the exception of the fins. The resulting guppy has visible internal organs and you can see the blood.

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01.01.2015
The next generation producing some nice looking fish. At this stage I'm convident to breed a perfect Glass Belly Guppy. From there it is only 2 crossings with Albino and Asia Blau and 3 generations to a See-Thru Guppy.
 
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06.02.2015
The first female guppies with transparent gills and black eyes appeared. This is good news and means, the mutation is spreading to different parts of the body.
 
27.06.2015
Another generation with some good fish to select from!
 
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