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Discussion in 'Fish and Aquarium - all types' started by OneWolvesDream, Jul 9, 2004.

  1. OneWolvesDream

    OneWolvesDream New Member

    my fish are acting really weird. my one platy and blue gourami is resting on the bottom of the tank, is something wrong?
  2. Pacuguy

    Pacuguy New Member

    when was the last time you did a 25% water change?
    check you P.H., Amonia, Nitrates and nitrites.
    if its been awhile,since your water change they are prolly to high!
  3. OneWolvesDream

    OneWolvesDream New Member

    all levels are normal. i did a 25%water change/gravel cleaning two days ago.
  4. tina1

    tina1 New Member

    My fish rest on the bottom sometimes. Are they doing anything else weird that might indicate that something is wrong? Do they have any torn fins or anything that might inhibit their swimming?
  5. OneWolvesDream

    OneWolvesDream New Member

    i know my blue gourami is on the bottom hiding behind a little cave thing to get away from my male gourami, im not sure about my platties, they have slight nipped fins, but not a harmful number. for that im using melafix, though its not doing much.
  6. t_chelle16

    t_chelle16 New Member

    What is the temperature of the tank?

  7. OneWolvesDream

    OneWolvesDream New Member

    its 79 ALMOST 80
  8. t_chelle16

    t_chelle16 New Member

    If they have nipped fins, then my only guess is maybe they're just being stressed by the other fish.

  9. OneWolvesDream

    OneWolvesDream New Member

    thanks for the help, i took a good look, my platties seem to be doing better and my gourami is still resting a bit, but thats from the male gourami, atleast she has a place to hide!

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