Woot! My fish are in a sticky... I feel honored Thank you everyone for the great comments.. just glad I can give a little to this great community

Skarloeysmum - darkening is usually a sign of stress and ... the stripes also... I am not sure what is stressing them. After a waterchange it is normal.

I will post some pics of Rams at different ages tomorrow - at the young age of 6 months they already very much look like adult rams including the coloration except they are still tiny.