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Old 06-02-2015, 01:43 PM   #1
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My goby

My little grumpy man. He is a small yellow frowns faced guy. He used to be bright yellow and always sitting on top of my live rock. But now he is white and never comes out from under the rock unless it's feeding time. Click image for larger version

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Old 06-02-2015, 03:36 PM   #2
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I'm only aware of stress causing a yellow watchman to pale in color. If this has been going on for awhile, I'd look at parameters to see if anything is going on there, good water movement for co2 removal...so on.
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Believe it or not this is quite common. I have had 3 of them do the exact same thing. lol I asked my LFS and he told me sometimes they come in like that sometimes they just lose their yellow. Mine still lived for quite awhile so I don't think it will hurt him.
I too thought it was stress initially but after having a few do it and confirming with the lfs it seems it's just hit or miss.
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Oh okay. Thanks both of ya'll like I said all my levels are good. And the salinity is good. Do I have no idea. The water flow is pretty good too. Thanks for the input.


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