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Old 11-05-2019, 12:19 PM   #1
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Help with Angelfish situation

Have 14 Angelfish in 120 gallon, along with 3 Frontosa, all get along great.

Bought 2 black ones 3 days ago at LFS, only one ate the second day, other sorta stayed by itself.

Today found that one dead, and the other with a little discoloration on sides and bulging eyes a bit. Assumed it was popeye disease in its infancy stage. Took fish out and put in its own ten gallon to monitor.

None of others show any signs of it and I read its not contagious. Treated ten gallong with 1/4 teaspoon of Epsom salt for now.

I should have known better than to just put the new ones right into big tank, but they looked fine. However that store before has had problems and knowing that I should have quarantined for a bit.

Thankfully rest are all eating normal, rushing over to eat and acting normal. SO don't think anything else has it.

Any advice?
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Old 11-06-2019, 12:40 PM   #2
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Personally, I'd medicate him in quarantine. Just keep an eye on the others in your main tank over the next month. Do a 50% water change on your main tank.
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