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Old 08-06-2013, 07:53 PM   #1 
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Should iridescent fish shine gold under flashlight?

Should iridescent colored fish have a gold shimmer to them under a flashlight? Ive been reading too much about fish diseases today, and Im becoming paranoid.
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It depends on their iridescence. Some are blue irid, white irid, yellow irid (gold), copper and so on. So if it has a white/yellow irid then yes it will shine sort of golden like. If it were velvet you'd see something like this:

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Ok, thank you. I just need to stop reading about all these illnesses lol
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lol it's okay because I'll just be here to debunk each of your assumptions haha
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Haha, ok good!
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