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It's certainly possible! Fox is just tan + the chinchilla gene. Breed your fox to a black tan and hey presto - tans! If you don't have a tan available breed your fox to a self, but make sure it doesn't carry or display the chinchilla gene. This mating will give you tans carrying chinchilla as tan is dominant and chinchilla is recessive.

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Nature isn't always as even as maths :D

I bred a black carrying dove to a dove and I should have had roughly 50% black and 50% dove in the litter, and I ended up with 9 dove bucks and 1 black doe! Each kitten would have had a 50% chance of being black or dove just as they have a 50% chance of being male or female, it just so happened that 90% of them were dove males. Your fox must have one tan gene and one self gene, and by sheer randomness none were born with the tan gene.

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