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    Vieja Zonatum (Color change)

    Here is a couple pictures of my Zonatums. There color has changed. I first thought that another fish was picking off the scales. The fish has no body wounds and eats very well. Has anyone seen or can explain this change in color. I have 4 total. One has turned completely pink. The other as you can see is losing his color. The other 2 a perfectly fine and seem to have paired up some, at least they are always together.
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    150gal- Dovi's; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads: Eheim 2217,2260
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    210gal- Argta,Bifsct,Fnstrtus,Maculcda,Regani,Syns,Zntus; 4 AC P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2250,2262; Fluval FX5





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    II just received a response from another forum member and he said that these are not Zonatum. He said that they are Fenestratum just received a response from another forum member that these are not Zonatum. Mate said that they are Fenestratum. All info appreciated.
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    150gal- Dovi's; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads: Eheim 2217,2260
    180gal- Managuense; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260; Fluval FX5
    210gal- Argta,Bifsct,Fnstrtus,Maculcda,Regani,Syns,Zntus; 4 AC P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2250,2262; Fluval FX5



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    I just received a response from another forum member that these are not Zonatum. Mate said tI just received a response from another forum member and he said that these are not Zonatum. He said that they are Fenestratumhat they are Fenestratum. All info appreciated.
    150gal- Dovi's; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads: Eheim 2217,2260
    180gal- Managuense; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260; Fluval FX5
    210gal- Argta,Bifsct,Fnstrtus,Maculcda,Regani,Syns,Zntus; 4 AC P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2250,2262; Fluval FX5



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    I just received a response from another forum member and he said that these are not Zonatum. He said that they are Fenestratum.
    150gal- Dovi's; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads: Eheim 2217,2260
    180gal- Managuense; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260; Fluval FX5
    210gal- Argta,Bifsct,Fnstrtus,Maculcda,Regani,Syns,Zntus; 4 AC P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2250,2262; Fluval FX5



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    So it appears after much more knowledgeable people have looked at the thread that the fish are in fact Fenestratum. These were purchased from the fish store down in Glen Burnie, Maryland area called House of Tropicals
    150gal- Dovi's; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads: Eheim 2217,2260
    180gal- Managuense; 3 AC 110 P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2217,2260; Fluval FX5
    210gal- Argta,Bifsct,Fnstrtus,Maculcda,Regani,Syns,Zntus; 4 AC P.Filters; 2 AC 110 P.Heads; Eheim 2250,2262; Fluval FX5



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    Well, they are nice fish!
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    Ya I agree nice fish.



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