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darkening coloration on clown..

Posted By: Barbara <bjmaitri@megalink.net>
Date: Tuesday, 23 March 2004, at 12:21 p.m.

my largest clown and maybe another in the pack seems to have a dirty look to its face and the top half of its body. sort of a darkening of the color...a muddying of it...sort of like someone took a piece of charcoal to it and slightly shaded its body. I'm wondering if this is normal or not....drewby got me looking closer with his post about small black dots which i have also seen on some of the clowns.

also, recently, after months of sleeping and playing in the usual fashion for them, four of the five and sometimes all five spend nearly all day doing the dance....the other sits in its tube and has its head out...but not joining in much of the time, although so