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Thread: sick discus

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    I recently put two discus in my 150 gallon tank and after 2-3 days they have started to turn almost black and lethargic. i have treated with salt in the water and also with some ick/all around anti-badness medicine. the eat blood worms but they are still black and not as active as they should be. please help!

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    Discus turn black when there less than happy with something but there can be a multitude of reasons for this. How is the tank decorated. have you checked temperature and pH. Anythign that migth stress them.

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    Yeah the tank parameters have all been prefect until ii did a salt bath and some medication and the ph went up a little but they have been black for at least a week. the tank has a large piece of driftwood anchored to the bottom and like a greek collum thing and a few sword plants.

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    also he is starting to swim eratically occasionally but when i get close to the tank and he sees me he goes back to being his normal color and swims normally and looks fine

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