- Jan 21, 2019
It depends on the fish's genetics, it may or may not develop more color, however if it doesn't have fader genes there is a good chance that it's color won't change.
Agreed, can't enhance what not there to begin with. It would basically be the same as feeding a blood parrot foods that boost blue color, if it ain't got it to begin with it won't suddenly develop it. Honestly if I was the OP I would be happy with how he looks already, I like the nice steel blue all over him with the well defined flowerspots. Hard to find em with such a clear, cut and dry definition between colors.Fish needs to have red pigment cells to get red color, just food won't do.
Nice looking fish. I like the white eyes and patterning. With proper care I think his fins and face will darken up which will contrast well with the solid colored body. Dont give up on this one!