JG, yeah, I thought that might be the case - SG
changes as gravity goes up too, (I think), so the temperature shift could have made the cycling chemistry more potent.
48 hours later and the others are still fine.
My ammonia is only at 0.5 - 1.0 (verified by LFS
). Shouldn't have been the cause of death for the little guy. The death we had was a damsel with a big chunk out of a fin, it had been stressing for days.
The worrysome part was when the other fish started stressing. As soon as the temp came back under 81 or so they snapped out of it.
180G build thread
180G All-glass with dual megaflows in a custom stand
AquaC EV-180 skimmer
250 pounds LR
160 pounds aragonite
Custom acrylic sump from GlassCages.com
2xPCX-40 return pumps
2x250MH 14K, 2x175MH 14K - PFO lighting, 2x65W PC
No-name 36W UV
Water General 125GPH RO/DI