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Old 12-01-2011, 10:13 PM   #1 
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True Blue Dragon Breed.

I want to learn more about this. Why are they not able to be produced? There are tons of blue bettas, but is it really impossible. Is there an article about them and why are the genes and the blue color not able to "mix".

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Old 12-02-2011, 08:36 AM   #2 
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They have been produced. Not 100% perfect, but white dragon scaled body with royal blue fins (there's slight blue on his lower body). I think it involved (at least) blue, white (not sure what they're actually called - some people categorize them as black dragons but they are IMO more whitish incl. fins), and marbles.

He was sold in our local FB betta hobbyist community.... I forgot whose.
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Old 12-02-2011, 09:20 AM   #3 
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They have been produced. Not 100% perfect, but white dragon scaled body with royal blue fins (there's slight blue on his lower body). I think it involved (at least) blue, white (not sure what they're actually called - some people categorize them as black dragons but they are IMO more whitish incl. fins), and marbles.

He was sold in our local FB betta hobbyist community.... I forgot whose.

Really? Would you happen to know why it's hard to get a "perfect" blue dragon? Blue is just like every other color. Red dragons are fairly easy to breed and have good.

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Old 12-02-2011, 10:02 AM   #4 
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Am I right that dragon isn't the same as dragon scale? I have two dragon scale bettas.
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:47 PM   #5 
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Actually, they are the same. Dragon is just not to say the full "Dragon Scale". Pet stores just sell them as "dragon scales" .

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Old 12-02-2011, 03:12 PM   #6 
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One of my dragonscale bettas is a royal blue female I bought at a betta show. The other is a light blue/yellow fined dragonscale male. That is why I'm confused, because they ARE blue.
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Really? Would you happen to know why it's hard to get a "perfect" blue dragon? Blue is just like every other color. Red dragons are fairly easy to breed and have good.

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Sorry, no idea.

They are all dragon scaled ..... or dragons (for short - typing). Perhaps the only difference is the percentage of dragon scales. 100% are often referred to as "full masked" - the whole body is a one color dragon scale ("full mask" is also used for a one colored body and head on a non dragon scales). 90-95% would be full dragon scales except the top part of the head. Then there's partial dragon scales. But they're all dragons or descendants of dragons and carry the dragon genes.
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Old 12-03-2011, 02:56 PM   #8 
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I see. Well I think in the near future I want to partner up with a fellow breeder and perfect this breed. It won't be easy, Which I know, but I'd like to try it.
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:52 AM   #9 
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I have a really good full mask royal blue dragon scale female. I'm on the hunt for an equally good male. I haven't found him yet. The closest I've come to is my light blue/yellow finned dragon scale male.
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:14 PM   #10 
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They should create a name for the bettas who are dragons but not true dragons. They have the exact same scales but in a darker shade of color O.o
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