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Thread: Help!! Sick Lab

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    I have a pair of yellow labs in my 60g community tank.

    The male looks sick for couple of days. I notice this 1 st 2-3 days ago. He has been the most active in the community, an alpha male with lot of character

    1st noticed the change of behavior, hiding whole day & no interest in food. Then there are dark patches below the mouth.

    Pls help us to find the problem & a fix!!

    pix 1, 2 after the sickness & 3rd one when he was normal
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    Looks like a bacterial or fungal infection. What are your water parameters, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate? When was the last water change on the tank and how much water was replaced?
    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 got no water testing kit as these are very hard to find in Bahrain.

    Got only Seachem ammonia alert which indicates ammonia level is safe (<0.02ppm).

    did a water change week ago, put 2/3 new water but i didn't change the filter medium.

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    I would start with another water change today and keep doing them each day to keep the water as clean as you can until you can get a good medication. I think Furan2 is a good one.
    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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