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Old 01-31-2013, 03:29 PM   #1
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Drunken shark

So I have a silver tip shark who is suddenly swimming around like he is drunk or just lays on the bottom of tank. I can't see anything physically wrong with him, any ideas or what I could do?

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Old 01-31-2013, 05:49 PM   #2
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Old 01-31-2013, 06:04 PM   #3
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Stop feeding him shots of booz
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:16 PM   #4
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If it is the same silver tip shark I'm thinking of, they are brackish and require some salt in the water. If they are used to fresh water they are usually good for a bit but require salt as they age even to the point of full marine. If it was born and raised in water with salt content it will require salt all it's life. I had three a lot of years ago and raised them in brackish. They did great.
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If it is the same silver tip shark I'm thinking of, they are brackish and require some salt in the water. If they are used to fresh water they are usually good for a bit but require salt as they age even to the point of full marine. If it was born and raised in water with salt content it will require salt all it's life. I had three a lot of years ago and raised them in brackish. They did great.
It's kinda cat fish looking. It was sold to me as freshwater, I didn't know it was brackish or I wouldn't have bought it.
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Stop feeding him shots of booz
Lol, I can't help it he gives me sad eyes and kissy faces, for it!
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