Foxface turning white

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  1. juan R

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    Hi All. I have noticed lately that my Foxface turns completly white for a hour or so and then turn back to his normal yellow and later in the day he will be completly white again. He is eating and behaving normally but for some reason he keeps changing from white to yellow. I am not talking about when he sleeps and puts his striped pajamas on, i mean during daylight while he is swimming around. Has anyone seen this before?
     
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    I had a One spot Foxface. And the change from yellow to pajama is rather fast. And interesting. The pajama is sleep and stress related.

    Turning white, No did not see that.

    As long as he is following his normal daily pattern, I would think he is OK.
     
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    Ja he is 100% normal, eats like a pig and copies all the other fish in the tank. Just cant figure out why he turns white. Thanks anyway Riaan.
     
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    Don't stress mate. Mine also turns white while behaving normally. I know exactly what your talking about.

    It has been doing so more often this week. Could be temp related with the hot weather and all. I can promise you there are more threads about foxfaces doing something weird than any other fish out there.

    As long as he's eating and seems happy he'll be fine. Foxes are drama queens.
     
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    Yup definatly drama queens, thanks for the feedback.
     
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    Mine used to turn white a lot but not anymore. Why, I dont know. I've had him for years now and he's massive and healthy so like Juan said,"drama queens".
     
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    From what i heard they are very sensitive to temp change my one also used to change colour when the temp hit 28
     
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