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post #1 of 5 Old 02-21-2007, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
Can scooter blennies change colors?

I have a scooter blenny that seems to turn.... well kind of pale when i feed him. It's a bit strange and to be honest worries me a little. Is this normal?
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-21-2007, 01:42 PM
Not to my knowledge do they change colors. I had 2 have them that died about a week to 2 weeks after they were changing to a pail color. Didnt want to worry you, but what does he look like like. Was he thick when you bought him and now hes skinny?
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-21-2007, 03:23 PM Thread Starter
He is a little skinny but i'm in the process of fattening him up and I am quite optimistic. I feed him frozen brine shrimp 2 to 3 times a day and he is eating quite well so i don't think that he will starve.... though it did take me some time before i came about this routine.

The changing color thing seems to be a defence mechanism as it only happens when I feed him and my hand is in the tank. Yesterday i noticed he turned pale during his feeding as well as this morning (this morning it was dramatic and scared me a little) but latter in the day he looked great!
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-21-2007, 05:30 PM
Mine pales at night due it blending in with the substrate it buries itself in. It is very bright at feeding times.
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-23-2007, 08:11 PM
never seen one turn pale.
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