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Old 11-02-2012, 09:59 PM   #1 
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The more and the more I look over my rescue betta Hollow the more I realize his color is AMAZING.

Sure he is a common veiltail but get this. Hollow is a cherry red veiltail, big deal right? With blue was on his fins and get this...BLUE SCALES hidden on his body in two to three perfect lines on his upper body. When light hits them they make the top half of his body look almost blue while the bottom half remains black/dark red.

Now the sugar on top? The top half of his eyes are orange and the bottom half are blue. For a guy I thought was a common red veiltail male he's turned into something I haven't seen yet.Certainly a strange cherry red boy.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:11 PM   #2 
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I think I know what you are talking about in terms of the blue color on his body. Its that blue iridescence that shows up at certain angles of light. It looks very nice and I can only imagine how well it turns up on your fish. Now, Hollow's eyes sound very cool and new to me. I know my betta, Spud, eyes' have a rim of light blue around it. I'm sure Hollow's is much cooler though
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Old 11-03-2012, 12:21 AM   #3 
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YES, iridescence to it, that is exactly what it is. Red body but a blue sheen. It's so bizarre I haven't seen that before. I have seen blues have green sheens but never reds with blue sheen. I need to get a closeup shot of his eyes too, they are very pretty. It's like fire meets ice.
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:51 AM   #4 
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My girl has a red/gold body, pretty plain in normal lighting, but when you shine a flashlight directly on her, she has purple iridescent stripes on her tail and body. (You can see it in my avatar picture)
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