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Old 02-03-2013, 02:24 PM   #1
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Fish at the bottom?

Lately my favorite guppy has been sitting at the bottom of the tank and I don't know why. If anyone knows what this could be let me know
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:30 PM   #2
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Lately my favorite guppy has been sitting at the bottom of the tank and I don't know why. If anyone knows what this could be let me know
I adopted a few guppies from my younger brother as his tank was not running well. After taking them on I noticed the ones which sat at the bottom of the tank for long periods of time usually past away.. Hopefully yours will be fine. Not sure if anything can be done?

Also has it lost any color?
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:31 PM   #3
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He's probably old or sick, most likely not going to make it, sorry
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:37 PM   #4
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I adopted a few guppies from my younger brother as his tank was not running well. After taking them on I noticed the ones which sat at the bottom of the tank for long periods of time usually past away.. Hopefully yours will be fine. Not sure if anything can be done?

Also has it lost any color?
It's colour is all there and looks normal just acting strange:/
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:42 PM   #5
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What's the behavior at feeding time? I tried water changes when mine were doing this which stopped them doing this for a few days.. Assume your water levels are okay?

Lack of oxygen and ammonia poisoning comes up when I searched google
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Looks pretty fat. Might be overfed
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:43 PM   #7
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An update- I just did a 50%waterchange
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He's back to hanging out at the bottom again :/ really hoping he's gonna pull through
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:11 PM   #9
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Generally when fish get to that stage they die unless quarantined as other fish kill them.

If QTing isn't possible just do daily 50% water changes and hope for the best.
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Could be dropsy.
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