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Old 03-05-2013, 09:10 AM   #1
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hello im new here can someone help

Can someone tell me y my fish are so inactive I mean they really don't do anything
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Welcome to the forum. What exactly do you want them to do?
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What fish do. Lol I just want to make sure there not sick or something. Just started a new tank. I have 55gal with 2jack deep. One Texas cichlid and 3 little Oscars they are all about the same size and they stay in one corner of the tank.
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What fish do. Lol I just want to make sure there not sick or something. Just started a new tank. I have 55gal with 2jack deep. One Texas cichlid and 3 little Oscars they are all about the same size and they stay in one corner of the tank.
Can you take a pic or a video? How new is new? Is it cycled? That's ALOT of fish for a 55. Those fish get HUGE!!!!

What's your filtration like? Check water parameters.
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I am using a quiet flow 55/75. The tank has been set up for almost 2 mouths. I am a wear they get big plan on upgrading tank when they get bigger.
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I am using a quiet flow 55/75. The tank has been set up for almost 2 mouths. I am a wear they get big plan on upgrading tank when they get bigger.
Ok cool then. I'm sure they'll be happy in there new home. So.... There not swimming around at all? Just huddled I'm the corner all together? Are they eating?
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I'm not sure about all of them but know some of them are put 24 guppiy in yesterday and there's only 8 or 9 left. And feed them frozen bloodworms. How do I check para. I just want them happy and healthy
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I'm not sure about all of them but know some of them are put 24 guppiy in yesterday and there's only 8 or 9 left. And feed them frozen bloodworms. How do I check para. I just want them happy and healthy
Well... That's ALOT of feeders to put in your tank and to feed frozen. I'd check your parameters. Do you have a API freshwater master test kit?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000255NCI

If not take a sample to your local fish store. I'd also up your filtration. Add another filter if you can. That will help some.
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No I don't yet and thankx. I have been vac and doing like 1/4 water change about every 4to 5 days the water is pretty clear and looks clean.
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No I don't yet and thankx. I have been vac and doing like 1/4 water change about every 4to 5 days the water is pretty clear and looks clean.
Looks can be deceiving, I'd get the water tested and if you could get yourself another filter running on the tank.
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