What is F1 flowerhorn?
F1 or FIRST FILIAL GENERATION FLOWERHORNS The parents of these fishes come from different breed or F0. They come together to make their own breed (example: F0 Father A + F0 Mother B = Breed F1 AB). The parents or starting pair are unrelated or does not share any familial genes or characters..
What is Kamfa?
Around 2000 to 2001, the Kamfa variety appeared. These were hybrids of any type of flowerhorn crossed with any species of the genus Vieja or with any parrot cichlid. These brought in some new traits, such as short mouths, wrapped tails, sunken eyes, and increasingly larger head bumps.
What is F2 or F3 for flowerhorn?
F2 always have square body and tapers only at end of body. F3 taper like egg it oval taper g to tail. Most common f3 is kzz. But some also include kamfamalau. Cencu.
What makes a flowerhorn a Kamfa?
Generally, Flowerhorns as a whole are hybrids made by crossing species such as Cichlasoma Trimaculatus and Cichlasoma Festae. So Flowerhorns as a whole isn’t a pure species. To call a flowerhorn a Kamfa, it needs to inherit some so-called “Kamfa Traits”. If a flowerhorn posses at least 75% of these traits then voila!
Is flowerhorn fish lucky?
The Flower horn fish is genuinely known for its immense beauty and is believed to bring an immense amount of good luck and a lot of love to its owner.
Do flowerhorns like current?
Some of the smaller strains can be kept in a 75 or 90 gallon, but all fish appreciate more space. Flow: Flowerhorns are strong fish and can tolerate moderate to high flow, but it is possible to have too much flow. If your flowerhorn is being blown all over the tank, the flow is too strong.
What does F1 mean in fish?
An F1 fish would be one which has been bred from 2 Wild Caught (WC) parents. Moving down the stack, an F2 fish is one which has been bred from both F1 parents and so on although you don’t often see fish advertised as F3 and onwards, rarely advertised as F2 to be fair.
How do you find a Kamfa?
Square body: A Kamfa must display a body shape that is square, as a long tapering body is typically the characteristics of a Zhen Zhu and not a Kamfa. Round Lips: This is a must as high quality Kamfas have round lips, not a pointy mouth as seen mainly in Zhen Zhus.