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    Goldfish Question

    I know we have a few goldfish lovers, so I need to pick their brains so to speak.

    Our comet, whippy, has started to change colour. He/She was silver and orange, but over the last couple of weeks the orange has started to disappear and he/she is turning more silver. Am betting in a few weeks whippy will be totally silver.

    I am right in thinking that this is normal for Comets, that they are known for colour change and it can happen again?
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    Dunno what a comet is, but we have 2 goldfish, one of them has turned totally silver, other is still pure gold (orange). They are getting pretty old now.

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    Found this pic of some comets - looking pretty much how Whippy looked when we first got it.




    This is how whippy looks now

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    fish adapt to their surroundings and will change colour if they are deprived of natural light or UV tubes as its a lack of pigment in their skin

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    How old is it Sam, think it is related to age.
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    That looks much better than orange! Albinofish!!!!

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    Only a year old.
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    Should check into it I think Sam as there r diseases fish can get that make them lose their colour, including hole in head disease (I swear).
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    I dont know, I think it could be down to lighting. They are stuck in a corner, and with it being summer, we havent had the UV light on. Will have to make sure it gets put on nightly, and we shall see how it goes.

    The fish is fine in itself, all happy and normal, just more silver, lol
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    Fish need more than 8 hours of uv light a day Sam, prob what it is.
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