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Old 10-06-2013, 01:40 AM   #1
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skunk shrimps with weird body coloration?

so i went to my lfs today and picked up a skunk cleaner shrimp. while looking at the tank where the shrimps were located, i noticed one skunk cleaner shrimp with obvious different body coloration. it still has the white stripe with the redness. but it's body, the abdomen and what-no, is white as oppose to yellow, which is what i thought it should've been.

when i asked the salesperson, he said he doesn't know why it's white instead of yellow and the fact that once in a while, the store does get some white skunk cleaner shrimps. other than the white body, this cleaner shrimp looks very healthy and active. anyone else has seen something like this?
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Could be getting ready to molt..... you might be seeing a color difference as the old outer shell is beginning to separate from the new inner one.
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to the point where other parts of the body remain the same coloration and just the belly area creamy white?
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