Designing: Scale Marks

Scale Marks



Bullet; White Scale marks are, as the name suggests, markings that resemble scales. This is one of the most versatile markings in the group
This is one of the most versatile markings in the group as far as placement, shape, size, and color.
Bullet; WhitePlease note, these are markings and will not give your ketucari actual scales.
Bullet; White In your ketucari's genotype, scale marks are denoted by the letters "nScm" (heterozygous) or "ScmScm" (homozygous).
Bullet; White In its heterozygous form, scale marks has a pass rate of 25%. Homozygous scale marks has a 50% pass rate.

Color and Shape

Scale marks can be any color, even natural colors. You can use up to three colors for this marking. Scale marks can vary in size and rotation.

Here is the maximum size for a single scale mark:
Feabfb08eac5c111369666658a4f7ba2 by Matriarchs-Haunt

Make sure your scale marks are thick enough and shaped so that they do not resemble filigree!


Since scale marks can appear anywhere on the body, there is no minimum range diagram for it. It must cover enough of the body that it is immediately recognizable, with a 50% maximum.

Interaction with Other Markings

Bullet; White All markings can be layered under or over scale marks.


Here are some small accents you can add to your designs to make them more unique!

Bullet; White Scale marks may have a gradient, as seen below.
Scales by Matriarchs-Haunt