In the egg, you can tell the difference between the white ones and the dark ones. I know melanoids don't become obviously melanoid (at least to me) until the've gotten their legs. But the difference between white, brown, and gold should be obvious in the egg.
I think piebalds come out of leucistic lines. Leucistics start out with pigment but lose it as they develop. It seems the piebalds lose some of the pigment. I talked to a guy that claimed to have some piebalds out of a leucistic line. They never materialized. I have some blotchy looking melanoids that are related to some of my leucistics. I've got a top secret project working on seeing if I can have some piebalds pop up.
My axie is acting woerd he was a rescue as stated in a different post he got better and now seems to be deteriorating again...again all tank conditions are OK and as should be. He seems to have some black dapple like pattern under his bottom lip? Is that normal? And his two back feet have a little wierd growth? Almost? Tiny tiny tiny lump. His capillaries in his feathers also appear darker and more visible. Any help would be appreciated
Hi...I used to have a Doctor Fish business...I closed about 3 years ago, but still have lots of big, chunky filtration rocks (lava) how could I clean a few of these to use with my Lottie, please? Would they help or hinder overall tank health? don't want to cause her any problems...love my girl to bits!! many thanks in advance. xx