RBTA mouth gapping.

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    Hi during the day my new rose bouble tip anenome looks happy and healthy, but at night it shrives up and its mouth gaps open. is this normal?
     
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    Yep. Probably pooping or something but mine does the same almost every night
     
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    All right thanks.
     
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    What kind of light do you have it under and how often are you feeding it? Shrinking is normal at night but a gaping mouth anytime is something to be a little more concerned about.
     
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    I have t5 lights. I directly feed it once a week but some times it gets some food when i feed the fish.
     
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    I think its pretty normal
     
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    BTA's do a water change often nightly (some less frequent).
    Probably nothing to be concerned with, keep an eye on the coloration and if its mouth is closed and its puffed up during the day.
     
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