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Old 01-25-2021, 03:48 PM   #1
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Platy ate my Endler guppy

I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced plattys eating endler guppies? I thought I'd lost one, even thought I'd Hoovered it up, turned out there was one fat platty. I could see the orange tail in his belly.

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Fish might eat anything they can fit in their mouth.

It might have eaten a dead on. How unusual being able to see it in the fish!

If you have had the tank running only this month it isn't likely cycled, with a full colony of Beneficial Bacteria in the filter media.

Fish start dying off when the water parameters are in the unsafe, to danger/critical zone.

What are your water parameters, since the other Endler was found dead, I worry about they amounts of Ammonia, nitrIte and Nitrate.

The AA article link my signature is very useful.

Getting a series of water changes would be in order after a death, either way. If you have test results you would want to make sure the parameters would be
ammonia 0
NitrIte 0
NitrAte about 40-60 at the most.

Maybe 3 water changes of about 25% each time - about a few hours apart.

Until you get the water safe again.
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