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Thread: My Angels :(

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    It almost certainly was stress or a disease they acquired during shipping/ at the LFS

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    I bought 4 small angels for a 10 gallon once and in a week 1 died. I bought another to replace it and 2 weeks later one died again. Again I bought a Replacement and 1 died. That time I did not buy a replacement and 2 weeks later another one died. I only had 2 left and they lived in the tank 1 1/2-2 months till I gave them away to setup another kind of tank.
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    Quote Originally Posted by freshwaterfishlover
    I bought 4 small angels for a 10 gallon once and in a week 1 died. I bought another to replace it and 2 weeks later one died again. Again I bought a Replacement and 1 died. That time I did not buy a replacement and 2 weeks later another one died. I only had 2 left and they lived in the tank 1 1/2-2 months till I gave them away to setup another kind of tank.
    Sounds like you had some bad luck there...

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    When I got an angel, he wasn't eating, so I turned up the temp to about 82 for a few days, and that got his metabolism kicking I guess.
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    Their water temp should always be 80-82.

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    Meh, from what I've read, 80-82 is really the upper limit of the acceptable water temp, at least in the long run. I think most sites say like 75-82, and only recommend the higher end if you have the time to feed multiple times a day, as angelfish metabolism really gets cranking when it's that high.
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    My water is at 76. Maybe I should turn it up a bit, see if it helps the last one stay alive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarahmom
    My water is at 76. Maybe I should turn it up a bit, see if it helps the last one stay alive.
    Is the last one eating?
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    Not that I've seen, I'm going to be really worried if it doesn't eat tonight. We're doing a water change tonight though, so we'll see how it goes.
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    Well, raising the temp will get it to eat, but the last guy might not make it anyways because of its weakened state :/
    Foshizzle.

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