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Old 04-28-2011, 05:25 AM   #1
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Hi all - worried owner of African siclids here

Im new to this site and have joined because we have some possibly sick fish.
They are African siclids and we have recently changed them from one tank to another.
We have checked the ph levels.
In the old tank, all of the fish were extremely lively and would ALWAYS come to the front for food every time someone walked by.
In the new tank, almost every fish seems to be in-hiding and is barley coming out for food.
They have been in this new tank for a few days now.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 04-28-2011, 05:32 AM   #2
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Hello pjones,

Could you provide water parameter readings for ammonia, nitrIte and nitrAte ? Temperature.

Was the new tank cycled prior to adding the fish ?

If all those things are in order, it could be they are still getting settledin their new surroundings.

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Old 04-28-2011, 05:49 AM   #3
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Sometimes it takes a while for fish to settle in. Especially if the fish are in a new location, for example people walking by.

If it persists then look for other signs of illness.
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