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    Default A couple of oddities in the tank after returning home from 4 days away.


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    So just got back from a few days at the hospital with my youngest.

    Found odd looking white granular looking specks on much of the rocks plants and decor.

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    Might not be the easiest to see as the main light had already turned out for the night. Thoughts?

    Also from what I can tell one danio is missing. I should have 9 and I only count 8. Hoping I'm just crazy and that I can find it tomorrow but I looked all over the tank turned off each of the AC50s one at a time to see if it went up inside which was my first guess and thus far I have not found it. Thoughts?

    Ammonia was registering tonight when I checked it about .25ish. Long story short I did a quick 30% water change and dosed the whole tank with prime.
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    On the bright side the fins on the cories are looking pretty great and the brown algea seems to be slowing...hopefully a few more weeks from now this tank is stable lol.
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    I think I figured out the white dots. Noticed quite a few uneaten pellets that had gotten stuck in a plant. I think these where breaking apart and as they do some of what is in them appears to be this white stuff. Quite a bit of it floating in the water too. I'm sure this could have contributed to my amonia jump too. Guess I'll have to give my parents some training before I let them watch the house/feed the fish next time we are away...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mspringer View Post
    I think I figured out the white dots. Noticed quite a few uneaten pellets that had gotten stuck in a plant. I think these where breaking apart and as they do some of what is in them appears to be this white stuff. Quite a bit of it floating in the water too. I'm sure this could have contributed to my amonia jump too. Guess I'll have to give my parents some training before I let them watch the house/feed the fish next time we are away...

    That's what pill containers are for or better yet, don't have them feed the fish if you are gone less than 1 week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor View Post
    That's what pill containers are for or better yet, don't have them feed the fish if you are gone less than 1 week.
    Both good ideas!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocksor View Post
    That's what pill containers are for or better yet, don't have them feed the fish if you are gone less than 1 week.
    I was already planning to not feed them tonight. Should I skip more than one day?
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    Yep, overfeeding can cause serious issues, quickly

    I'd fast them a couple of days, after a WC
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Yep, overfeeding can cause serious issues, quickly

    I'd fast them a couple of days, after a WC
    I did 30% last night and probably another 15% today while I was trying to syphon out the extra food that was in there. Should I do any more water change?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Yep, overfeeding can cause serious issues, quickly

    I'd fast them a couple of days, after a WC
    Also I haven't cleaned the filter or media at all since last week should I?
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    Should be fine for now
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