What betta colors do you think look the most differed from a wild type betta? - Page 2 - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
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Lol... Well I like pie too.. Especially chocolate cream... BUT:

I was asking what colors people think are the most different from wild type, not which colors they like...
I know, I just didn't know what colour to pick, so I wrote that I liked pie

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I agree with the white looking unnatural, but I meant the most different looking from the colors and markings of a wild betta splendins/imbellis, not a wild fish in general.

EDIT: what measures would have to be taken to avoid giving a white betta radiation damage...would the tank being inside be enough?
I meant it for bettas. The wild Betta spp are so dark in color, that a white one would stick out like a sore thumb.

Unless your betta lives in an outdoor pond with constant sun and no shade, you have nothing to worry about. It's the same thing with humans. If you spend a lot of time in the sun and don't wear sunblock you have a higher risk of skin cancer. Our bettas are in shaded and non-natural lighted tanks. I've never heard of an aquarium fish getting skin cancer, just the pond fishes.

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Oh okay, I misunderstood. But yeah they would stick out pretty bad lol.

That's good to hear that an indoor tank is safe...

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