Consanguinity in discus fish is one of the topics discussed in the article you can find in AquaMag 37. This to answer your numerous e.mails asking for a following to the publication of what will become the first part publicated in issue 35 (Carry out a selective breeding of discus)…
A following plebiscite
The publication of AquaMag number 35 was the basics allowing breeders to better understand the genetics of their discus. This type of subject; few discussed in the literature was very well received by readers.
You have also been many to ask a sequel to this article. After reading your several questions, i decided to propose a second part to the redaction of the magazine. A proposition immediatly accepted by Philippe Chevoleau, the editor in Chief.
So was born this article dédicated to selective breeding.
Consanguinity in discus; line notions
In this article, you will be able to find some informations who could interest breeders concerned by their selections and their improvement. You will discover that consanguinity in discus is necessary to obtain quality animals.
because far from being a ''big word'' or a taboo subject, it is infact this method who will able breeders to reach their goals.
Line breeding will be also discussed. This to allow you to use inbreeding methods without having the bad effects.
You will discover my article in Aquamag 37 « Carry out a selective breeding part 2 » in your favorite bookseller (In France). Or on the website of Animalia Editions: AQUAMAG 37.
For those who missed the 1st episode; Feel free to visit the same place to find the issue 35 😉
« SAV » of the article?
I confirm what i proposed on the Fanatik-Discus Facebook. For those who wish to, i propose you to post your questions related to this issue here .
If you need more informations, or if something is not tottaly clear for you, do not hesitate and i will answer you below.
See you soon!