Normal To Have Betta Marble From White To Black?

  1. rrbauer96

    rrbauer96 Valued Member Member

    Hi again,
    I'm just a little concerned with one of my newer bettas. When I purchased him he was mostly white and purple. About a month has passed and he's mostly black and purple. I just wanted to make sure that this was normal marbeling... Thanks!

    ***And yes I know I'm about to do a water change
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  2. Demeter

    Demeter Well Known Member Member

    Yes, most the time a white marbled fish will turn whatever color they are marbled with.

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  3. OP

    rrbauer96 Valued Member Member

  4. Mom2some

    Mom2some Well Known Member Member

    Wow - I knew goldfish lost their black, but this is new to me! I love learning new things!
  5. Marlin

    Marlin Valued Member Member

    Yeah I once had one that went from being gold with black spots to completely black. I still love her though
  6. chromedome52

    chromedome52 Fishlore VIP Member

    Many years ago I had a Marble Betta that went from mostly white to mostly black, and then back again. Marble pattern can continue to change as long as the fish is alive.
  7. JLeeM

    JLeeM Well Known Member Member

    Makes me wonder what will happen with my new guy. He has gray streaks in his tail.