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Old 01-11-2008, 02:11 PM   #1
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Open Brain Color Change

When I purchased this piece it was neon green and "purple". Its been about 4 months and now it's neon green and red. Is it normal for them to change color?
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Well I would say that it has to do with the lighting of the tank it came from vs the lighting in your tank.
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I`m sure lighting and water parameters will play in as factors.
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IME, it is normal. Most corals, and even fish, I have added to my tank look different from how they looked at the LFS. The type of lighting and age/temp of the bulbs makes a huge difference in the coloration of your animals. Your brain looks very healthy to me...don't sweat it.
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My open brain changed colors as well. Like the others said, I think it's quite common for all corals (and some fish) to change colors based on their environment. Yours indeed looks really very healthy so I would not worry.
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I agree that he does look good. Just because he might be darker or lighter than others does not mean anything. I think he looks great.
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