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    Then I would continue with my first thought that it's a water quality issue.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    I will do that- it's almost midnight here but i will do it immediately.
    This 75% water change that i'm about to do is on top of the substrate change that i will do first thing in the morning, correct?

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    It's up to you really. I think I would do a water change now, but it's not midnight here, lol. If you are changing the substrate in the morning it would probably be ok to wait until then. 40ppm nitrate is high but still tolerable for the fish.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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    Hi all
    The substrate change has been done and all is well with my fish.
    It looks nice, is clean and the fish seem to love it, especially the bottom dwellers.
    Who Rescued Who?

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