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Old 05-10-2012, 10:21 PM   #1
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Help! All my fish are dead!

Just did a water change like I always do. No change whatsoever. I went in the shower and when I came out they were all dead! Anyone have any ideas as to why?
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water parameters would help
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:49 PM   #3
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It HAS to be chemicals. Did you use windex? Get something on your hand and put your hand in the tank?

What fish died?
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The only thing I can think of is the water was a little cloudy after adding the ph buffer. It always is a little cloudy though. I mix the buffer with aquarium water in a separate container before adding it to the tank.
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I agree, something has to be in the water. Is it possible someone spilled something in there?

What was your pH before adding the buffer and what kind of buffer? Is it possible there was a huge pH swing?
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My ph is basically non-existent before adding kent marine super buffer dKH.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:14 PM   #9
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Just checked ph and it is off the scales high. There is even some buffer powder on the bottom of the tank.
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I must have added to much though i'm not quite sure how. I guess I have to start my tank all over again
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