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Old 10-21-2011, 01:12 PM   #1 
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Question Color Blind?

I'm bettas see color, or are they like dogs, and only see in black and white?
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Old 10-21-2011, 02:09 PM   #2 
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Betta have very poor eyesight in bright light but can see better in darker water since in the wild they have lots of tannins from fallen leaves.
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Old 10-21-2011, 05:37 PM   #3 
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Apparently they like the colour yellow...
I would assume that since wild males still colour up when they flare, that they can see colour, otherwise colourful finnage would be a disadvantage in the wild. In the dark tannin stained water they have these colours so that others can see them.
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:04 AM   #4 
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As far as I know they can see color, and even have color preferences!
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