What determines or makes up the color in a fish Like Siamese fighters, (Betta)?

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Offline Karen W.

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Well this may be dumb but do they have certain pigmentation like we would have or what? I imagine it is in their Genetic code just like us, but are their different factors involved in the make up of a fishes color!

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It is genetic.
Other factors such as diet or dyes may contribute to intensifying colours, but these are external.

For more information I suggest you check out http://www.bettysplendens.com and various other sites you'll find if you google betta color genetics.
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Thanks for the link Stefan! Thanks for the information also. Mostly genetic then. OK!

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