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Old 01-31-2021, 01:34 AM   #1
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Convicts not eating

So Iíve got 2 convicts in a 20 gallon tank, they have been in the tank for 3 weeks, and they arenít eating consistently. I have disrupted the tank once when I added more plants and hiding places/ stones. At which point they seemed very stressed and their stripes were darker. But they donít seem aggressive to each other. So Iím wondering if I can do anything else to get them to eat more. I have pellets, flakes and shrimp for them. And I rotate to make sure they can access different foods. Any ideas/ thoughts for a worried fish mum? I also have a heater a good filter and bubble maker.
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Ammonia and nitrite levels good? Are they male and female?
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Filter/tank cycled? Tank started when?
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I cycled the water for a week and a half before adding them in. I had them in a smaller tank before but I realized they wanted more space. They are pretty small and Iím not sure of the gender. I will post pictures of them and my set up down below. I thought I read online that the ph levels donít matter too much as they are hardy. So I will get a test kit for them.
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Yeah, ph not as big of a deal as high ammonia and nitrites
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