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Is Ramses light-sensitive? #1
I've mentioned this before in the Ramses has a New Tank thread, but I think the light in his tank is still the annoying him. He's still a pale colour, but the minute the tank light goes off, his full colour comes to the fore. The filter and the plants offer him enough shade, and he's not really nervous enough to hide all the time, but he's still pale

Ammonia and nitrite are 0.
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #2
Do you have any floating plants? What are the rest of the water readings?
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #3
I have some riccia in there, but most of it is in the 44gal. pH is 6.8 and nitrate is between 10-15ppm.

Last water change was yesterday, roughly 12%.
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #4
Carrying out a nitrate test now - just to double check . . .

Nope, it's 8ppm. Sorry for the confusion.
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #5
You worry about the colour all the time again? Lol, its not been long since he moved, give him time yet.
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #6
Is Tetra-Linz over sensitive about Ramses?

Probably but better safe than sorry eh?

Just to vindicate your comment on Rams, I'm currently going through some of the health problems you had with Ramses'( Is that the right spelling? Never quite sure whether it should be Rameses after the pharoah or if you've gone for a unique spelling) am currently hitting my pair hard with meds after a shocking freefall in their health....just hoping I get as successful an outcome as you got...fingers crossed.
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #7
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You worry about the colour all the time again? Lol, its not been long since he moved, give him time yet.


But apart from his colour, he's not acting stressed! He's eating, he's active (probably hyperactive now), he comes up to the front of the tank when I'm there, he doesn't really hide except from the light and once the light's off, his colour returns to normal.

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Is Tetra-Linz over sensitive about Ramses?

Probably but better safe than sorry eh?

Just to vindicate your comment on Rams, I'm currently going through some of the health problems you had with Ramses'( Is that the right spelling? Never quite sure whether it should be Rameses after the pharoah or if you've gone for a unique spelling) am currently hitting my pair hard with meds after a shocking freefall in their health....just hoping I get as successful an outcome as you got...fingers crossed.


I know - I've been keeping myself up-to-date with the goings on with your Rams I'm sorry you're having trouble with them.

He's not intentionally named after the Pharoah, no. I just got mixed up with names . . . Aries had 2 names and Ramses had none
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #8
don't panic he will settle with the lights on he will fade his color to be less conspicuous until he feels safe enough it could be his solidarity as he has no need for brite mating colors to show off but wen the lights go out he will darken to blend in
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #9
My angels were just the same Linz, takes them time to settle in, now they're as brazen as they come!!!
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Re: Is Ramses light-sensitive? #10
Thanks guys As long as there's nothing to worry about
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