So I bought Hope a month ago or so and she seems happy. She was in a 1g but then to make room for a new guy she ended up in a divided 10g with 2 other females. i know stress stripes mean they are stressed, but their has only been a few times I have seen her without stripes and honestly she seemed a bit more stressed at those times.
The first time was when I was at walmart and she was at deaths door she was pale and no stress stripes. I doubt its her tank mates cause even alone she had them. She is a wild type coloring so am wondering if thats just how she looks. I don't want her to be stressed so opinions are welcomed! Just to say this is an older pic from when I first got her, but patterns still the same the only difference is I think the stripes have gotten brighter. Her tail and fin colors are nice and bright.
When stressed also when I first brought her home no stripes just pale