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Old 01-26-2012, 12:57 PM   #1 
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Question Breeding question

I have a little question I hope someone here can answer. I have a red dragon male and a yellow dragon female. Does anyone here know if I can get orange dragons with this couple? Or will I get only red and yellow dragons?
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Old 01-26-2012, 07:26 PM   #2 
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You will get reds, unless the red carries the non-red or yellow gene, in which case you'll get some yellows

Red + yellow doesn't = orange.

But unless you've seen the parents you won't know what genetics you have untill you breed them.

If you breed the red to the yellow then cross either a baby to the yellow parent or sibling, you should get ywellows in F2(even if the baby you picked was red)
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Old 01-27-2012, 05:26 AM   #3 
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Can you show us pictures? If the red dragon is not a "clean" color or has irid/white/silver rays, then it most probably carries non red genes and thus you might get orange dragons. But if it is a clean red dragon, then it will take you a few generations to get orange dragons. Like Bambi said- inbreed to the yellow drgn. IME, yellow, gold, and orange drgns are of the same line.
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The red male isn't a "clean" red, there is some irid in his caudle fin, it looks as if he has a right pink stripe. Both are from Thailand, so I don't know about their parents.
Thanks for the info Bambi and Indjo!
I'll try to get pics as soon as I get new batteries/charger for my camera.
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