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Erythrura color forms


Active Member
5 Year Member
Does anyone know if the different color forms of A. erythrura breed true? I have collected 3 forms. The red caudal, blue caudal, and the colorless caudal. Since they are collected in the same area and all the females look alike I have not been able to set up reliable pairs of each form.

Mike Wise

Staff member
5 Year Member
Every report that I've read is that red and blue caudals appear in all spawns. I guess it is a polychromatic feature. I guess it is possible to line breed a color, but it will take luck and time to get the color set.