My Pleco Recently Started Getting More White. Is That Normal Or Is That Symptomatic Of Something Wro

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  1. ghurty

    ghurtyValued MemberMember

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    My pleco recently started getting more white. Is that normal or is that symptomatic of something wrong?

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    ghurtyValued MemberMember

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    Water numbers are ok currently. There was an issue last week with an old filter busting. But since then it is good.
    Today I actually introduced some new members to the tank. And he is trying to bury himself nice and deep. But this color was from before
     
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    Mine got the same thing after a filter fell and trapped it overnight. I think it's stress.
     
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    My pleco goes white when he's stressed. I'd wager that's probably what it is. It isn't fuzzy no?
     
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    Can you list these parameters:
    Ammonia
    Nitrite
    Nitrate
    Temperature
    And do you have driftwood?
     
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