Gerbils come in dozens of colors

All colors listed below are standards per the AMERICAN GERBIL SOCIETY

SELF Colors
Black

FUR
The coat shall be jet black down to the skin and evenly colored over the body.

Eyes
Shall be black, large and bright.

Ears
Shall be covered in short fine black fur.

Whiskers
Shall be jet black, long and bristling.

Feet
Toenails shall be black.

Tail

Faults
White bib, paws, moustache, or chin; stray white hairs; pale eye circles; lightened fur or brown or other off-color tinge to coat; fur of any other color in the coat; toenails not of the correct color.

Blue

FUR
The overall color shall be a dark bluish gray, similar to old pewter. The hair shall be dark bluish-gray down to the skin and of an even color all over the body.

Eyes
Shall be dark, large and bright.

Ears
Shall be covered in fine blue slate hair.

Whiskers

Shall be bluish gray to match the body color, long and bristling.

Feet
Toenails shall be dark in color.

Tail

Faults
Hair of any other color in the coat; toenails not of the correct color; pale eye circles; the fur should not be ticked.

Lilac

FUR
The overall color shall be a dark bluish gray, similar to old pewter. The hair shall be dark bluish-gray down to the skin and of an even color all over the body.

Eyes
Shall be dark, large and bright.

Ears
Shall be covered in fine blue slate hair.

Whiskers
Shall be bluish gray to match the body color, long and bristling.

Feet
Toenails shall be dark in color.

Tail

Faults
Hair of any other color in the coat; toenails not of the correct color; pale eye circles; the fur should not be ticked.

Saffron (Red Fox)

FUR
The coat shall be gold down to the roots. The back fur shall be deep rich, reddish gold and the color will fade towards the sides to a dark cream belly. There shall be no line of demarcation or white belly. Shall be the same color as the body. The furs of the tuft shall be gold.

Eyes
Shall be ruby in color and surrounded with lighter furs.

Ears
Shall be covered with fine golden fur. Feet: The feet should be the same color as the belly. Toenails shall be neutral in color.

Whiskers
Shall be golden, long and bristling

Feet
The feet should be the same color as the belly. Toenails shall be neutral in color.

Tail
Shall be the same color as the body. The furs of the tuft shall be gold.

Faults
Fur of any other color in the coat; lightened or faded fur; white bib, paws, moustache, or chin; stray white hairs; toenails not of the correct color.

Slate

FUR
The coat shall be a dark slate down to the skin and of an even color all over the body, the appearance of a “blue” cast throughout the coat

Eyes
Shall be dark, large and bright

Ears
Shall be covered in fine slate fur.

Whiskers
Shall be slate to match the body color, long and bristling.

Feet
Toenails shall be dark in color.

Tail

Faults

White bib, paws, mustache, or chin; stray white hairs; fur appears black (too dark) or lilac (too light); pale eye circles; fur of any other color in the coat; toenails not of the correct color.

White

FUR
The coat shall be pure white down to the roots, evenly colored throughout, with no shading or markings. Skin pigment to match eye color and be as light as possible.

Eyes
Shall be any color.

Ears
Shall be covered in a white fur.

Whiskers
Shall be white, long and bristling.

Feet
Toenails shall be neutral in color.

Tail

Faults

Fur of any other color in the coat or a cast to the coat; colored fur in the tail; ticking; staining or discoloration; toenails not of the right color.

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