Pink fish turning white

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My pink fish (sorry forgot the name) has started to get what looks like either a white rash or its turning white. Either way it's losing its pink pigment.
Any ideas why this is happening? 
All parameters are 100% and the fish eats well

Carol

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Reply #1

Is it loss of pigment as the photo isnt clear, or something on the skin. Its a Dottyback.

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It looks like loss of pigment. Only had it about a month and when I got it it was 100% all pink. I will try for a better pic

Carol

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OK no worries. Could be a nutrition thing, are your parameters where they should be?
Fish make pigment from a variety of sources, mostly of course nutritional which is why ive guessed at that.

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It moves so quick am unable to get a clear shot
I mix my foods day one the tank gets Ocean nutrition reef flake.
Day two the tank gets New era aeggs flakes
Day three the tank gets a mix of frozen mysis shrimp, rotifers, brineshrimp, squid and copepods.
Then the cycle repeat

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Your not feeding any different i would say to any of us. It might be that as you have had it a month,it might be a bad diet it had before and its just now catching up with it? Often vitamin and mineral deficencys take a while to show up and an equal time to get right.


All of this is just a guess on my part.

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