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Old 06-05-2011, 06:01 PM   #1
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sick parrot fish?

hi. my friend decided he did not have the time for his small aquarium any more so i inherited his only parrot fish as i did not want to see it go to a bad owner or left to die. my friends aquarium was small and filthy so i thought the little guy would thrive in my well maintained 300 litre community aquarium with excellent filtration but it seems quite the opposite. after only a day of being introduced he is laying on the bottom with clamped fins. all my other fish are completely fine. the tank has been up and running for a few years. can a fish get shock from moving to a new setup? or maybe the p.h was different? it seems crazy that he was better off in my friends filthy aquarium?

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Did you acclimate to temperature and water before adding the fish? I think it's stressed
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