IFGA Standard

IFGA (short for International Fancy Guppy Association) Judging Standards

Credit : IFGA
www.ifga.org/shows/showclasses.htm

Single males entries that are delta tails (55-75 degrees) are shown in respective color classes.

Single males that are veil tails (40-50 degrees) are show in specific veil tail classes.

Tank entries (males only) consisting of two matched males must be shown in the respective color class regardless of tail shape. Naturally both males in the entry should be as similar as possible. Below are all the mandatory classes sponsored at every IFGA show…

Tank Classes

Red
Blue
Green
Black
Multi
AOC
Yellow
Purple
Albino (Red)
Albino (AOC)
Bronze
Gold
Half Black Green
Half Black Red
Half Black Blue
Half Black Pastel
Half Black AOC
Half Black Yellow
Half Black Purple
Red Bicolor
Blue/Green Bicolor
AOC Bicolor
Snakeskin Solid
Snakeskin Variegated
Single Swordtail
Double Swordtail
Novice
Junior

Delta Classes

Red
Blue
Green
Black
Multi
AOC
Yellow
Purple
Albino (Red)
Albino (AOC)
Bronze
Gold
Half Black Green
Half Black Red
Half Black Blue
Half Black Pastel
Half Black AOC
Half Black Yellow
Half Black Purple
Red Bicolor
Blue/Green Bicolor
AOC Bicolor
Snakeskin Solid
Snakeskin Variegated
Single Swordtail
Double Swordtail
Novice
Junior

Veil Classes

Body / Eye Color
Half Black Body
Snakeskin Body
Solid Caudal
Variegated Caudal
Novice
Junior

Female Classes

Red
Blue / Green
Black
Gold
AOC
Half Black AOC
Half Black Red
Bronze
Albino
Novice
Junior

Breeder Males

( 5 Matched Males)

Breeder Females

(5 Matched Females)

AOC means “any other class” that is not covered in the show.

Multi is a caudal with three distinct colors with at least 15% of the third color.

Bi Color must have two distinct colors with 25% of the secondary color.

A copy of the IFGA Judging Book will help to better understand the finer points to exhibiting and breeding to show standards;
www.showguppies.com/ju…gbookt.htm

Additional infos;
Credit : www.maniadebicho.com.b…amento.htm

Ash (gray) – body of wild color;

Golden (gold) – With the golden minimum of 25% of yellow color in the body;

Albino – Any fish with red eyes or color of rose, independent of the color of the body or tail;

Bronze – golden-dark coloration on the body, except edges in black color;

Half-Black – Any of the basic colors in combination with black color from dorsal to the penducle.

Classification of entrances in IFGA shows;

Tail types:
All the males with Sword tail, single or double, will be under the Single or Double Swordtail Class, regardless of the color of the eyes.

Color of the eyes:
All the fish with red (or rose colored) eyes, with exception of the swordtail, will be under the Albino Class.

Color of the body:
Gold or bronze body will have to be classified under the respective color Class.

Standard of the body:
Fish with bodies half-blacks or snakeskin will be classified as such. They could later be reclassified by colors of the tail according to its Class criteria laid by the show committees.

Snakeskin: It must have a standard type linking of links or in form of rosette in at least 60% of the body Fish showing vertical zebroides bars (previously called “snake”) without the standard snakeskin pattern will compete in its respective Class according to the color of the tail.

Half-Black: A body half-black (black half) with the tail in another color, will be classed under the half-black of the tail color Class. Example Half-Black Red : means Half-Black body with Red tail. However a half-black body with black tail will be in the Black Class.

Gold: It will be defined by the basic color of the body (65% golden yellow)

Half-Black Gold: He will be in the Class of half-black.

AOC: Any another color that does not consist in those recognized classrooms already;

Female: They must show the call point of gravidez(gravity spot) and it does not have to possess gonopodium. The coloration of the tail must denote its class of color, with exception for gold, albino or bronze.

Note : The above additional infos are translated from Portuguese to English.

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