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Old 07-17-2014, 09:00 PM   #11
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Gh is general hardness. Unlikely to be an issue but if you can do a test for free, worth a check.

A tank may be cycled but it may not be mature (this gets an argument, sometimes I wonder if that means the tank just can't cope with the sudden new stocking level) but I take it to refer to an established tank, growing bio-film, etc. Neon tetras for example I have seen suggestions these should not be added to a new cycled tank.

"until he got sick and stopped eating" makes me think that for some reason (maybe just transfer stress) he picked up a bacterial infection and just couldn't cope. Then the platy got it (or it was your water but I can't figure how as readings look good). Everything else reads fine. I had a similliar problem with a product like stress zyme where I dosed and fish got sick. Otherwise I use stress zyme with no issues. I would try that with the next fish and don't dose the stress zyme at the same time just in case. I assume with these products that they pick good sludge-destroying bacteria but have wondered how selective they can be.
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