I'm new to this forum and also pretty new to proper
fish keeping. Note that I said "proper
Anyways, I've had a male fighter for about 3-4 days
and most of the time he looks perfectly fine and happy
However, sometimes he turns a pale pinkish-purplish colour
instead of his usual beautiful, strong turquoise
But this keeps changing every couple of hours. Right now Gorgeous is a rich blue
, swimming in the nooks and crannies of his new 20L (or roughly 5 gallons, for those American people) tank, not filtered but heated up to 26*C
. He doesn't like the filter so I don't put it in. Not long before he lived in a 4.5L (AKA 1.5 gallons) tank with no heater
, and he was slightly
pale. When he first got into his new home, he was very pale. I'm just worried if it's a parasite or sickness.
It 's probably stress or a slight shock, but I'm just asking...