Hi. My name is Shawna I'm new to this forum. Though I should've joined sooner due to my love of my aquarium.
I have two dragon gobies. Seamore and Uunagi. I've had them for about two weeks and both eat VERY well, are in perfect water, and they are in a FW
tank that has been established for a while. They were bred and kept in FW
tanks their entire lives said the fish store. Yesterday morning the little one started going to the surface and stiffening his body completely verticle and putting his nose out of the water and has continued to dso this. I poke him to see if he is dead because he is so still and the current from the filter makes him float and he jets off to another corner.
By dinner time yesterday the big one started to do the same. I checked the water andeverything is fine so i figured they must just be doing it this one time. Not I woke up this morning and they were still doing the same thing and their tails were pressed up against the filter. It looks like they have velvet disease ich on their tails. So I rose the temp to 80 throughout the day, added aquarium salt, and put tablets of fish medicine (like 5-in-one for ich, velevet disease, fin rot, ect). I come home from work and I fed them and they ate but are still doing the same thing. It also looks like they have a bit of the ich on their upper fins as well.
They are still energentic and eat very healthy amounts and are active. Should I be worried?
Also my loach takes heated water TERRIBLY so how long should I keep the tank at 80 or is there any way I can treat the tank without highering up the temp. The loach is very sensitive.
Thank you for your help.