Welcome Guest [Log In] [Register]
Welcome to The Triops Forum. We hope you enjoy your visit.


You're currently viewing our forum as a guest. This means you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use. If you join our community, you'll be able to access member-only sections, and use many member-only features such as customizing your profile, sending personal messages, and voting in polls. Registration is simple and completely free. Just make sure you make a post in the New Member section after you register or your account may not be approved.


Join our community!


If you're already a member please log in to your account to access all of our features:

Username:   Password:
Add Reply
Triops Cancriformis Simplex blue?; Colour mutation.
Topic Started: Apr 27 2012, 05:01 PM (2,413 Views)
triopsman
Triops Newberryi
Hey everyone,

So I started setting up a new tank, I used some old sand which I though didn't have any eggs in which were going to hatch. Checked back today to find a fairly large Cancriformis of some sort, but instead of being dark brown like the potential parent/s, it is a really unusual silvery colour!

I assume it must be from a colour mutation which is pretty cool, just hoping it will pass this on to its eggs. Does this look like the triops Simplex, blue Cancriformis i've heard people talking about do you think?

Would appreciate any comments on what your ideas are :).

Here is a link to a video I took of it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVt-5Rpwc0k

Mark
Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
triopsman
Triops Newberryi
hmm I can't decide whether or not it is a Cancriformis anymore or perhaps a newberryi? Either way it doesn't look like any triops i've seen before.
Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
TriopsBeginner
Member Avatar
T. Cancs
well from the look of it it has the speckled markings that the cancris have but just in a lighter shade
Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
« Previous Topic · Exotic Species of Triops · Next Topic »
Add Reply