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by Andreas
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Clowns hanging at top of tank
Replies: 0
Views: 5180

Clowns hanging at top of tank

Hi, I have a 400 litre tank, excellent water quality with 10 clown loaches and 5 Pakistani loaches. They are all fairly small, less than 2 inches. One of my clowns has been floating at the top of the tank in a straight up and down position for 4 days now and another has just started to do the same. ...
by Andreas
Sun Mar 15, 2009 2:39 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Dealing with Ich and High NO3
Replies: 7
Views: 5967

palaeodave wrote:All you need to add is a dechlorinator to your new water when dealing with a mature tank, under normal circumstances.
Which I can only assume is much cheaper! :D
by Andreas
Sun Mar 15, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Dealing with Ich and High NO3
Replies: 7
Views: 5967

Hi, yes I was talking in degrees when referring to GH and KH. I have taken your comments on board and am taking action... in the meantime I lost another clown today as well as my Black Ghost :( The other clown are fluttering and look very nervous... already dreading what I'll find in the morning. p....
by Andreas
Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Dealing with Ich and High NO3
Replies: 7
Views: 5967

I just tested the tap water (before and after adding Nutrafin Cycle and Aqua Safe) Cl2 - 0 pH - 6.2 KH - 0 GH - 0 NO2 - 0 NO3 - 0 I also just did a 20% water change (the tank is 300 litres) and after 20 minutes I found the readings were exactly the same... now I have to wonder how accurate these tes...
by Andreas
Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Dealing with Ich and High NO3
Replies: 7
Views: 5967

Dealing with Ich and High NO3

Hi all, My first post here... I have 2 tanks and have a wide variety of fish but my favourite are 8 clown loaches which I've had for well over a year. Almost overnight they were covered in whitespot and I tried treating them straight away with Ich Gaurd II for scaleless fish. Within 2 days I had los...