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Conversation Between finnfinnfriend and indjo
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  1. finnfinnfriend
    12-14-2012 02:32 AM - permalink
    finnfinnfriend
    Okay. Thank you very much for your answer.
  2. indjo
    12-14-2012 01:15 AM - permalink
    indjo
    Black isn't a sign of marbling. Only marbles with black genes may show irregular black coloring. But ALL marbles of what ever color will turn pale/celophane before it changes back/color up. If I see a betta with irregular fading dark colors and has pale background, I will immediately question if it's a marble. But if it has color (including light colors like yellow or white), I have no idea and will not assume that it is a marble.

    So black fins (or black anything) isn't a sign of marbling. There are various (recent) mutations where fins are black or blackish. This isn't due to marbling, though marbles may have them also. Light colors with black scale edges isn't a sign of marbling. It just indicates that it was crossed to black somewhere up it's line.
  3. finnfinnfriend
    12-12-2012 03:29 PM - permalink
    finnfinnfriend
    Hello indjo, you know how I asked about the yellow or orange bettas with the black smudges on the body and you said that doesn't mean they're marble? Well what if there is black on the fins too?
  4. indjo
    11-27-2012 11:41 PM - permalink
    indjo
    Shoot away . . .
  5. finnfinnfriend
    11-27-2012 11:39 PM - permalink
    finnfinnfriend
    May I ask you another question?

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