Mosaic Strain

January 24, 2007 at 1:28 am | Posted in Guppy Strains Library, Mosaic Strain | Leave a comment

The name Mosaic came from the Japan. It is believed that Mosaic was imported from Germany to Japan in early 1960. In the process of cross breeding the Tuxedo and the wild type, resulted in Mosaic.

Mosaic has bigger inter connected dots on it’s caudal and dorsal fins. It also has larger caudal and dorsal fins. One of the characteristics of Mosaic is that there usually has a tint of blue at the part where the caudal joins the penducle.

The female Mosaic is very similar to the female Grass in terms of the caudal pattern. Most female Mosaic has an enlongated upper caudal fin.

Photo shows a female mosaic with an enlongated upper caudal;

 

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