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Old 01-14-2013, 12:08 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by Soothing Shrimp View Post
I have several shrimp that have exhibited white eyes. Some speculation has been as to whether or not they are blind, however from what I have seen, I don't think so.

I'm not sure about the blue albino theory presented, because in blue velvets and blue rilis for instance, the blue is concentrated in different areas and not uniform throughout. If the color was concentrated in a specific pattern, the pattern would not vary as well. (?)
basically, i was just saying that the blue color isnt actually caused by a pigment(unless its concentrated blood?) so, if an albino lacks all pigment, they could still be blue. it isnt really what we think of as an albino, but it doesnt exactly violate the idea either.
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