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  1. #1

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    Default Fire mouth rubbing after water change


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    One of my small firemouth cichlids(3 inches) is rubbing his side on the sand. I just did a little over 50% water change and he was fine before the water change. He only does it in his cave, he will swim out chase the other firemouths away and then rub against the sand again. I used water conditioner, and all the other fish are swimming around completely normal.

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    Have you checked if you had a ph swing?
    20 gallon tall: empty
    29 gallon: moderately planted with 9 bloodfin tetra, 1 german blue ram, 11 glow light tetra and 1 BNP
    10 gallon QT: empty

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    No I didn't, but it was the same water I always use for water changes, and all of the other fish are fine, he has stopped rubbing now so I don't think it was that serious.

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    You still had some chloramines in the water and it was irritating his scales. I add another quick glub of water conditioner when I see my fish doing that after a water change.

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    That is what I did and he was fine in the morning.

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