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tetra
11-23-2009, 03:40 PM
i get call from my uncle and all the sons fish was dying and they ere giving up fish keeping. And of course the tank they had wasnt cycle so i went over with my ttest kit and the amoina was the highest i have ever seen it. So i guess thats why there were dying. So I took the lost 2 fish home with me witch was 1 neon terta with hardly any color and a clown pleco not even an inch long. I figured it was the amonia that killed so i put them in my tank. The neon tetra is slow getting his color back but the clown pleco i dont think hes gona make it. He seems to just stay on the side of one of my plants and breath heavily. I hope its not 2 late for him. I also put some stress zyme in. Hope all guys well for the little guy.

Jason

Northernguy
11-23-2009, 03:47 PM
I hope it works out for you.
I'm sure the ammonia has knocked a few years off of its life though.
Give it time to settle in the tank.

tetra
11-23-2009, 09:28 PM
He didnt make it. :(

rich311k
11-23-2009, 09:39 PM
I am sorry. it was good of you to try. He was probably burned to badly already.

Lab_Rat
11-23-2009, 09:44 PM
Sorry to hear that. It really shows the importance of cycling properly. Poor fish but I'm glad you tried to save them.

tetra
12-11-2009, 11:20 PM
wow just looking back on my post... I need to re-read before posing. LoL:14: