maybe the stress slightly discolored him, ya know, from getting shipped
Yeah, he was very pale when he got shipped. I doubt it would permanently discolor him though. He's been in my possession since the middle of June.maybe the stress slightly discolored him, ya know, from getting shipped
Nope, tried that. Plus it's pretty bright in my aquarium. Maybe she used photoshop or something, although she had perfect reviews so you'd think somebody would complain.Maybe the seller used flash to take the picture? When I use flash my fish look different than they do normally
Hard to believe, because I took this:good lighting and a good camera does wonders.
Thanks! I like his colors too (that's kinda why I chose him )What a pretty boy. His reds still look great, is it the reflective/metallic bits that are concerning you? In the photo using the nicer camera, he only seems to have tale damage, but still very bright? He also is not flaring out his tail to show off the irids in it -- does he still have them?
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side-by-side, he just looks like he is older now more of those pretty metallic scales on his sides. Longer fins, damage and regrowth.
With my copper boy, everything affects his looks: water color, glass color, light color, and even colors outside of the tank. The bettas in breeder photos go into display tank specifically to get the best possible lighting and photo. Clear water, low-iron glass, cooler/diffused lighting and a bright, simple setup around the photo tank sound ideal to me. Lower water level, more light reaching the fish. Instigating the famous flare. Not a setup to live-in, really, but just for photos.
I love his colors