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Rey
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PostSubject: do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature?   do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature? EmptyThu Dec 01, 2011 8:53 am

My big male who I have noticed after he mated or around the same time has become a rich yellow on his head and body around the red spot on the head. The coloration looks good on him, just wondering.
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PostSubject: Re: do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature?   do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature? EmptyThu Dec 01, 2011 10:19 am

Hmmm not to sure about this one as my albinos have stayed the same colour. Mite have to wait for Mr Dougs opinion scratch

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PostSubject: Re: do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature?   do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature? EmptyThu Dec 01, 2011 11:19 am

Mine is no albino, although I have noticed, that before spawning his colour takes a harsher tone.
Has that anything to do with making an impression on the female?
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PostSubject: Re: do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature?   do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature? EmptyFri Dec 02, 2011 3:07 am

the colour of an albino is not set. They will vary their colour with variations in water parameters, diet, age, stress and sexual activity. I have had some go from almost white to almost pink and back again.

Nothing to worry about Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature?   do some ABN's turn gold/yellow as they mature? EmptySat Apr 28, 2012 9:35 am

My male is two different colours at the moment. Not quite sure what that means, but he's been getting a little cheesed off with one of the two females of late.
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