Will my beardie be partly orange?

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Will my beardie be partly orange?

Postby Lexylexyy » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:26 pm

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When I first got him he was gray. Now he’s showing orange after shedding! I’m
Not sure if you can really see on the photo. Do you think he will become more orange when he’s grown? So curious!! :)

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Re: Will my beardie be partly orange?

Postby AHBD » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:36 pm

It's possible but you'll have to wait + see. :)
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Re: Will my beardie be partly orange?

Postby BeardedMabel » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:02 am

he looks like a basic dragon to me. he’ll probably turn out like louie, hints of orange.
louie as a baby
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louie now
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ignore his shed face haha. he has orange on his front legs, his beard, and the sides of his face. he also has an orange back when hes not basking and has his dark colors out.
so yes, he may have some orange but i doubt he’ll get a lot of orange but anythings possible.

what kind of morph is he?
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Re: Will my beardie be partly orange?

Postby BeardedMabel » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:05 am

oops
im sorry i didnt mean to comment again
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Re: Will my beardie be partly orange?

Postby kingofnobbys » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:26 am

My restricted observation is with bearded dragons that their colors are more intense as hatchlings and juveniles and tend to become less intense as adults. Though adults demonstrate their feelings often by brightening up their coloured patterns espectally in the face and beard ( I call it showing their happy colours when they do this).
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Re: Will my beardie be partly orange?

Postby Claudiusx » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:23 pm

kingofnobbys wrote:My restricted observation is with bearded dragons that their colors are more intense as hatchlings and juveniles and tend to become less intense as adults. Though adults demonstrate their feelings often by brightening up their coloured patterns espectally in the face and beard ( I call it showing their happy colours when they do this).


Really depends on the genetics, which is why AHBD's suggestion is the closest "correct" answer anyone is gonna give.
For instance, some of the deeply saturated red genetics that Josh D is producing, start off as brown colored hatchlings, who brighten up and get more and more red with age.

Some, like you suggested, peak when they are babies, and lose their colors or vibrancy with growth. For instance some of the zero trans babies are almost black when they hatch, but quickly loose that deep dark color with age.

Point being, the only way to know... and I use that term loosely... is to look at both parents. Without knowing both parents, you're in for an arguably more fun experience in watching your dragon grow up :mrgreen:

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Re: Will my beardie be partly orange?

Postby Lexylexyy » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:53 pm

BeardedMabel wrote:he looks like a basic dragon to me. he’ll probably turn out like louie, hints of orange.
louie as a baby
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louie now
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ignore his shed face haha. he has orange on his front legs, his beard, and the sides of his face. he also has an orange back when hes not basking and has his dark colors out.
so yes, he may have some orange but i doubt he’ll get a lot of orange but anythings possible.

what kind of morph is he?


Louie is so cute!!!! And I’m honestly not so sure what morph he is!
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