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YoYo Coloration

Posted By: Jay <JPaparella@aol.com>
Date: Friday, 3 January 2003, at 1:35 a.m.

Hello everyone. Happy New Year. Sorry I haven't been here for awhile. You will be glad to know that my YoYo loaches are fat and happy, and I am moving them soon to a 55 gallon tank!
Here's my question: while my loaches are healthy and appear happy, I am dissatisfied with their overall coloration. What can I do?
They are very grey. The ones at my LFS, tho much smaller than mine, are a bone white with dark brown/black markings. This is the same store I bought mine from about 4 or 5 months ago, and mine were a similar color when I bought them.
I think I might know how this has happened. First, my water is slightly more basic that the lfs, but I think the big difference is the color of the gravel... my gravel has lig