1~What type of fish is afflicted? In addition, please describe what is wrong with the fish to the beset of your ability (i.e. cotton like growth, bloated, etc.).
-- Black Moor ; Right eye has turned whitish color, as well as right rear fin tip. (approx 1/8" of tail)
2~What are your tank parameters (ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, temp, pH)? Please give exact values.
-- Don't know at this exact moment, last checked all numbers were within normal parameters
3~ How large is the tank? How long has the tank been set up?
-- 30 gallon, Long format (36" wide); tank has been up for a few months.
4~What type of filtration are you using? Please give the name and number (i.e. Fluval 304) and amount of gph
Eheim 2250; good for 75g, gph
is 116 on intake.
5~How many fish are in the tank? What kinds of fish are they and what are there current sizes?
3 fantail goldfish (2, are 2" including tail; 1 3" including tail)
1 plec - 4 inches
4 pristella tetra - 1 inch
6 neon tetra - 1"
4 zebra danio - 1"
1 male guppy - 1.5" with tail
1 silver skirted tetra - 2"
1 black moor - 1.5" including tail
8 ghost shirmp - less than 1 inch
1 mystery snail
1 rams horn snail
1 siamese fighting fish (Betta) - 2" including tail
6~When is the last time you did a water change and vacuum the gravel? How often do you do this? How much water do you remove at a time?
Saturday evening, 6 gallons.
Water change every two weeks or so.
7~How long have you had the fish? If the fish is new, how did you acclimate it/them?
Most of the fish are quite old and have previously lived in a 10 gallon tank with oversized filteration system.
8~Have you added anything new to the tank--decor, new dechlorinator, new substrate, etc.?
Only "new" items added to the tank were plants: Corkscrew Vail, Onion Plant, and Octopus Plant.
Other details: tank includes Mondo Grass, and substrate is Florida Fine Gravel. Double light fixtures with Antinic Blue Blub and White Day light bulb, both on independant timers with overlap simulating day/night. Penn Plax autofeeder.