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jayc

Received the Blue Star Endlers today, and just finished acclimating them for the last 9+ hours.

Moved them into their own tank. Lights are off for them to get used to it. 

Thanks again Wayne.

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Frosty

YAY! When you turn the lights on I’d love to see some photos!

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Crabby
On 9/22/2020 at 8:13 PM, Frosty said:

YAY! When you turn the lights on I’d love to see some photos!

Me too!

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jayc

They were so difficult to shoot. Constantly moving.

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The camera doesn't do this fish justice. The tail section that might look silver in colour in the above pics, is actually refracting more of a blue green colour in real life.

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wayne6442

Looking good They may not colour up properly for a couple of weeks after they settle down 

Enjoy

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