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If i breed my female sunglow blood boa with a male blood boa, what are the possibilities i could get for the babies breed?

Need some more info before I can answer with 100% confidence.  But here goes: making 2 assumptions to start, 1. Assuming your male is completely normal and not carrying any sunglow genes (NN). 2. Assuming "sunglow" is a simple recessive trait (nn).

All the offspring would have the normal phenotype (look normal) but would carry the gene for sunglow (Nn).

Sorry I am not familiar with the "sunglow" trait so if it's not recessive tell we what its inheritance pattern is and then I can walk you through the predicted offspring.


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