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  1. Default Unfortunatley I have more dead cardinals


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    Well folks I thought I was beyond this... Did a small PWC on sunday and today 3 dead cardinals. I am afraid I need to re-home these. I can't take anymore deaths I have lost almost half of the 30 I started with.
    Mike
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    I've seen people say they lose large numbers of them, but what does survive lasts a long time. Only thing I could say would to be patient, and see if where you got them will replace the deaths you have had
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    I would be immediately complaining to the shipper. This sounds like bad stock. You have lost how many now? Out of 20? This is unacceptable. Yeah you could have dripped them... but either way they shouldnt be dying like this over and over.
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    It's weird... they just drop dead. I looked this morning and did not see any dead fish. then all of the sudden at lunch there are 3. Just checked my water params for the billionth time and they are good.
    Oh and my PWC was very small like 10%.
    pH 8.0
    ammonia 0
    nitrite 0
    nitrate 5 - 10 ppm
    Mike
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    Do you notice any doscolored patches on the fish? like whitish or greyish patches?

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    Unless your PWC was 10% of boiling water I would have to agree with Sandz that you got from bad stock.

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    All of the fish appear normal and healthy. Good vibrant colors. I am wondering if I should start to introduce a different specie into the tank? If all of these guys die off I don't want to lose the cycle. ANy suggestions?
    Mike
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    Dose the cycle with ammonia if you have 0 fish.
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    Lost another last night. I am just sick about this. I am calling the store today to see if I can return these. If they will not refund maybe I can trade them for another species.
    Mike
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    I'd definitely let them know your frustrations, thats bs. There is something going on with those fish
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