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Old 01/30/2007, 03:28 PM
shoura shoura is offline
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Leather changing colour

My leather has gradually been getting darker and looking greener since I got it in October--it has about tripled in size and the polyps are always extended so I assume it's quite happy and healthy but it doesn't look as pretty as it used somehting wrong with it??
Here are some before and after pics---it actually looks even darker in real life than it appears in the picture....

Old 01/30/2007, 08:06 PM
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Looks like a green polyp sarco to me.. I wouldn't complain, they are not as common as the normal yellow sarco.

Sounds like its happen and adjusting to its environment..
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Old 01/30/2007, 09:51 PM
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That is incredibly impressive growth. I agree it sounds as though it's just adapting and going to it's natural colors. Keep up the good work
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Old 01/30/2007, 10:51 PM
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Looks very happy, imo. Nice pics.
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Old 01/31/2007, 05:03 AM
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Thanks very much! Well I'm glad it's happy!
Someonr elsewhere suggested it might be preparing for a moult hence the colour chnage? any thoughts on that? (personally I think that as the colour change has been so gradual it is probably just growing into its natural colour as suggested here)
Old 02/02/2007, 09:10 AM
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Any suggestions on getting my leather to wake up? It sometimes lays down and then a day or so later stands back up. I have had it for 6 months I guess and never once has it opend. I moved it to my nanocube last night hopeing to get it to purk up. Everything grows better in the nano but I want it in my other tank.
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