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History of the guppy strains …

MOSCOW Scarlet guppy

This is the only guppy with the photo evidence which they all Russian breeders call “MOSCOW” Scarlet! As I have already said in one of my previous articles that to this day I have not been able to find documentation … Continue reading

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About the Moscow breed – post by Юрмен in Russian and English

Visually clarification / evidence were not recorded or published. It is a medium-sized fish, although giants sometimes appeared among them. The shape of the male is elegant, it is relatively narrow, but not effeminate. The prehistory is ruby-colored or blood-red, … Continue reading

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Moscow veiled guppies by Vasiliev N. Polkanov F. [from 1971] in English

Visually clarification / evidence were not recorded or published. If the Moscow guppists (guppy lovers / breeders) decided to choose an emblem for themselves, it would most likely be the image of a male of the so-called Moscow veiled breed. … Continue reading

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Moscow veiled guppies by Vasiliev N. Polkanov F. [from 1971] in Russian only!

Визуальное разъяснение и доказательства не были зарегистрированы или опубликованы. For English version click here. Московские вуалевые гуппи. Автор: Васильев Н.А. Полканов Ф. –/–/1971 Если бы московские гупписты решили выбрать себе эмблему, ею наверняка бы стало изображение самца так называемой московской … Continue reading

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Guppy Facts by Mary Jane

The guppy is named after the Rev. J.L. Guppy of Trinidad, an early collector of the species from the late 1800’s. Guppies (Poecilia reticulata) are placed in the family as mollies and mosquitofish. Natural habitat The wild, original guppy is … Continue reading

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Green Delta (Green Triangle) Guppy – History, Description, Genetics

History One of the oldest green guppystammen is Parrish Green. In this tribe voting the color of dorsal and tail fin does not match well, with the dorsal fin is usually lighter in color than the tail. The Guppen from … Continue reading

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Half Black Pastel Guppy – History, Description, Genetics, Breeders Comments …

History The first Half-Black Pastels came from a breeder in Germany (Frankfurt/Main), Mr. Gerhard Gellrich. He shipped his new strain to the U.S. sometime around the end of the sixties. At the same time he shipped some to Japan. The … Continue reading

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