Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal



Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Wisconsin, USA
    Posts
    135

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    【ツ】 - korith   Because you've decided on l200 - talldutchie   

    Default Why are they losing their color?


    0 Not allowed!
    I was watching my tank before the light turned on and I noticed all of my firemouths had really nice red, blues and greens and all of my black skirt tetras were really nice solid/dark black. But when the light tured on the two of the firemouths lost their color instantly and the black skirts faded a little, why is this? Before the light turned on the tank was pretty lit up with ambient light and even when the light turned on it is not a very bright light.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Posts
    2,514

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Thanks for the rep! - steeler58   Thanks!! - steeler58   Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7   Thx4rep - pRED   Won't let me give a rep ptr re the 12 gal tank - fishmommie   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Fish kept in brighter aquaria will be paler. It's a natural response due to the fact that in brightly lit environments,fish are more visible to predators. Additionally, the sudden change in light intensity that doesn't occur in nature could have shocked them. They should recover soon once they get used to the new brightness.

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Europe
    Posts
    4,226

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~   Merry Christmas - mommy1   Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7   For Your 33 Gallon. Happy Holidays! - Taurus   Happy New Year! - jeffs99dime   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I think the latter rather than the former.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •