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    Quote Originally Posted by sheamurai
    Its a flaw from intense inbreeding. I imagine it will work itself out as the variation becomes more popular and the breeding stock gets larger. As I think the fellow in the link above has done, used disparate specimens to breed, rather than fish purchased from a single batch at the fs like most amateur breeders do.
    Yeah, I read that above. Line breeding isn't great for most animals. The traits you want to genetically fix often also get fixed with other undesirable traits. E.g. German Shepherd Dogs and hip dysplasia, Dairy cows and chronic lameness, Thoroughbred horses and hoof density problems.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan
    ~ My 350 Litre Tank Journal ~
    ~ My 30 Litre Tank Journal ~

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    sorry, its an old thread. Forgot what was posted in the first page, lol.

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    Just thought I'd update this thread as my EBJD seems to finally be following the fate I was worried about. He's gone from voracious eating, to spitting out food. His abdomen appears to be swollen as well. He just reached 5" long and I thought maybe he was past it, but this week he seems to be displaying the classic symptoms of an EBJDs upcoming and premature death.

    Next post I write here will either be "yep, he's dead" or "false alarm!"

    I hope its the latter...but I don't think so...

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