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Interesting T. verrucosus baby.

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Old 27th July 2016   #1 (permalink)
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I keep seeing this baby from time to time in the T. verr tank and I've been trying to get a pic for ages. Obviously not an albino, but it seems very sparkly and white, it also has bright pink gills instead of the usual brownish purple.
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interresting indeed,

I think Bellabeloo got one of this kind months ago...?
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That's what I thought, I keep trying to see if it has tiny feet like Julia's!

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Looks interesting :)
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Adorable!!!
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Is the one back (in second picture) a usual colour?
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Is the one back (in second picture) a usual colour?
Yes, it's a light coloured normal larvae. They seem to vary from quite dark, almost black, to a light speckled sandy brown depending on the colour of the substrate they are on.
It could be that the very light one turns out to be a normal one as well, the thing that made me think it could be different is the sparkly irridophores on its tail fin, I haven't seen any babies with that before.
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I think this one will stay neotenic and darken up as it grows , I've had several like this and normally refuse to morph until nearly adult
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