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i have a tern who is coloring out oh so beautiful, but he has deep blackish / purple
hum spots after his gills........i have never had a tern before, nor have i seen pics
of a tern who has these........is this normal?
thanks
Dennis
 

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its just a mood type of thing. my red belly's i had used to do that all the time

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its just a mood type of thing. my red belly's i had used to do that all the time

Dan
Yes, it can be affected by mood, water quality, or other factors. Sometimes they will even have it pernamently. A few of my reds acquired some faint humeral spots when they reached 6" and they are always noticeable.
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I love the colorur Purple.
 

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All my terns have the same dark area behind the gills. Not actualy as dark or prominent as the cariba, but you can deff tell a differance in color in that area. IDK why terns do that.
 
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