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Old 03-25-2006, 02:53 PM   #1
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naso and hippo tang both belly up this morning

ive had both of them since they were no bigger than a quater and today they both went belly up. now just two lonely clowns left
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Have you checked your water levels?
Any signs of illness?
Recent changes?
Size tank and age?
Sorry for your losses.
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i tested the water, everything is normal
they looked healthy just yesterday
5 gallon change 5 days ago
46 gallon running for appx 2 years (i know its small for those fish, but i didnt know that when i got them)
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Old 03-25-2006, 03:15 PM   #4
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Sorry to hear.

By you saying everything normal, what does that mean?

Could you give us specific test results so we can help you?

Salinity
PH
Ammonia
Nitrite

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salinity .021
amonia between 0 - .25
PH 8.0
nitrite 0
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nitrate? how big were the fish? and how long did you have them...
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nitrate is about 30
ive had them a year and a half. the naso was about 6"-7" the hippo was about an inch smaller.
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nitrate is 30? ... Ur definatly going to need to bring that down! Was it testing this way before the fish went belly up?
Also, sorry to hear
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that was tested after the fact... my nitrate levels have been bounching all over the place for a while.. hi one week, low the next.all the other levels stay the same.
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