Update on several ranchu projects.
In my plan, I am supposed to concentrate on my ranchu projects this year. But I must confess that I am too occupied with tosakin instead of focusing on ranchu. It is already October. The year will end soon. I have not made any significant progress on my brown, purple, and blue ranchu projects. But I think I still need to report my progress here.
To follow up the diary #6, most of the offspring are not satisfying in terms of the quality. I took a big risk by sorting out almost all of them. I kept only one female from each type. And I am not proud with the quality.
Yes, there is a bump near the tail area. The color is good, though.
This purple ranchu has a rough back curve.
This tricolor is actually a blue ranchu that lost some of its melanin. She has been in this stable color for months. I hope she will continue to be like this. However, the back curve is very bumpy.
I mated these three with my two male semi-purple ranchu:
The results are few. They are 7 cm right now. And I think I see some interesting quality. Thank God!
I will take their pictures when they are older and provide the update later on.
Have a nice day!