red tail shark colours


well I woke up this morning and turned on the tank lights, my red tails tail was white, but when I came home from work 8 hours later, it was back to being bright orange, any reason for this or is it because he was stressed?


I've seen this happen to my red tail if I turn the lights on when the room is completely dark. When I turn the lights on after the sun has been up for a while his tail looks fine. I don't think you have anything to worry to about. Even my neons look "faded" when the lights first go on. Switching a light on just deosn't quite mimic a sunrise if you know what I mean.


I thought I was seeing things :-* when I turn my lights on the rts tail is sort of white in colour then after 10 mins or so goes back to a nice red tail. I thought something was up with him

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