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Old 06-25-2011, 07:48 PM   #1
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Why is my of my rainbow sharks skinny and not moving

Why is my of my rainbow sharks skinny and not moving he only swims when other fish hit him.
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Sounds like he is sick? What size tank what is the stocking?
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parameters? sounds like ammonia burns or nitrite poisoning. id test right away and come back with an answer.
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Old 06-25-2011, 08:32 PM   #4
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one of your rainbow sharks is skinny? how many do you have?how big is your tank?
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i dont think it's the 125 gallon he'd need with more than one
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:08 AM   #6
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parameters? sounds like ammonia burns or nitrite poisoning. id test right away and come back with an answer.
How do I test that
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From your previous posts, I believe you have 2 of those with other fish in a 125 liter tank? It's probably a water quality issue stressing your fish out and making them ill. This stems from not having a large enough environment to support your fish.
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Thanks for your help but I done a water change and the r all good now so yer
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Thanks for your help but I done a water change and the r all good now so yer
You're welcome. Try to do a 15-20% water change everyday or every other day until they seem extra healthy and make sure to use water conditioner. Fish need clean water like we need clean air. I know I wouldn't like to live in a tiny box full of smog, smoke and pollutants. Good luck
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Yer thanks. is there something I can use for nitrate poisoning just incase the fish has it
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