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Old 10/19/2012, 04:52 PM   #1
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Clown Trigger color change???

I have a 7 inch CT that was raised from about a size of a quarter. I know adults change but do I need to be worried? He now has a striking red edge on his anal fins.Looks pretty nice. What I was worried about was the white ring around his mouth is turning red also. He still has the nice yellow at the end of his mouth.Is this normal ?


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Old 10/19/2012, 05:36 PM   #2
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I have a 7 inch CT that was raised from about a size of a quarter. I know adults change but do I need to be worried? He now has a striking red edge on his anal fins.Looks pretty nice. What I was worried about was the white ring around his mouth is turning red also. He still has the nice yellow at the end of his mouth.Is this normal ?
Yes...they do get a nice pink on the top edge of the doral and anal fins...mouth area will get a yellow ring around it with a thin blueish white ring outside it...here is a pic of a 10 incher that Michael currently has at nya...



Please post a pic of yours!


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Old 10/19/2012, 09:26 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply.It puts my mind at ease.This is my second CT I raised to this size.First time I noticed this color change.


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Old 10/20/2012, 02:20 PM   #4
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cool, post a pic if you have the time...good luck!


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Bringing back an old post. Not much information about the change in fin colors for clown triggers. I have a 7" one that has pink forming in his tail fin. Do all mature clown triggers develop this, or is it isolated for ones collected from a certain location.


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size and maturity gets the pink highlights.


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Old 04/09/2018, 01:13 PM   #7
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size and maturity gets the pink highlights.
So inevitably all clown triggers will have pink on their fins? Very interesting. I have never seen this in real life, but only in pictures. Could be I am looking at more juv ones at the LFS.



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Old 04/13/2018, 05:37 AM   #8
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So inevitably all clown triggers will have pink on their fins? Very interesting. I have never seen this in real life, but only in pictures. Could be I am looking at more juv ones at the LFS.
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