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Lethargic, hiding, non eating oscar...help?
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Msteaz
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Joined: 29 Jan 2011
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PostPosted: 2011.02.04(Fri)20:16    Post subject: Lethargic, hiding, non eating oscar...help? Reply with quote

55 Gallon Freshwater
Jack Dempsey
Albino Oscar
Stripped convict
Pink convict
Albino Sucker
2 Red Devil siclids (sp)

Red devil and oscar had ich
Been treating wth an organic ich killer and daily water changes.
Today wast day 7 of the meds
All fish are better but...

The last 24 hrs my oscar has been lethargic, doesn't want to eat anything and is now hiding in the live plants.

Just got back from getting my water tested
Nitrate 5.0
Amonia .25
Nitrate 0
pH 7.3
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diademhill
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PostPosted: 2011.02.05(Sat)2:54    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Amonia .25


Massive water change ASAP.
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Huntress
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Location: Houston TX

PostPosted: 2011.02.27(Sun)14:17    Post subject: Re: Lethargic, hiding, non eating oscar...help? Reply with quote

Msteaz wrote:


Just got back from getting my water tested
Nitrate 5.0
Amonia .25
Nitrate 0
pH 7.3


Your Nirtite or Nitrate is 5.0??? It looked like your tank decided to recycle which is why you are showing ammonia readings and if it is Nitrite which is a 5.0 you need to do some serious waterchanges ASAP.

How long has your tank been established?
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