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  1. Exclamation My front is not eating


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    Hell,

    I have 3 fronts. The largest is around 7" The problem is that the tank was treated for fin & tail rot, and now the large male is not eating. This has gone on for over a week. I recently had to transport my tank to another location. I did the normal chlorine removal, refilled the tank, and the tank is cyrstal clear. I even did a ph test and the readinds gave me 8.3-8.4. Can any one with knowledge of why he is not eating, give me some helpfull advise on what the problem might be, and how I might be able to get this guy to eat again.

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    what are your other parameters?
    nitrate?
    nitrite?
    ammonia?
    What have you tried feeding him?

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    The paramaters i know is the ph. I do not have any kits to test for the rest of them. All my other fish seem to be doing just great. I feed the kelp/spirolena pellets & spiralina flakes.

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    Friends don't let friends drink alone, and I'm there for you man - Cliff After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1 I can't drink alone mate - ScottishFish I won't thank you because it's a thankless job 7 also I cannot find any CUC type gifts but thanks [ - 850R Cheers bud - Cliff 
    Time for a Pint? I cannae drink alone - ScottishFish Implied message here. - mommy1 Congrats MOTM !!! - Cliff Cheers! - escamosa I dunno why I'm giving you a skunkloach as your prize,. They just sound cool! :) - escamosa 
    Merry Christmas - KingFisher Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas!! - ScottishFish Happy X-mas! :-) - MCHRKiller Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 
    A cup of coffee to get you going on that build. - Strider199 Merry xmas! - ScottishFish Merry Christmas - mommy1 Happy New Year - mommy1 Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 

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    Sounds like he is stressed over something. You say you emptied the tank? did you perhaps change the filter media and start a cycle again? ...you may want to post this in the african cichlid section for more replies.
    Last edited by Crispy; 07-09-2009 at 05:36 PM.
    Thar she blows!!!

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    Yes actually i did. After removing the medication, i used the normal carbon to remove the meds. In my hot magnum i removed the amocarb and put in fluvals ceramic rings to start a strictly biological filtration. My emperor 400 still has the carbon pad in it and the other containers in it have carbon as well. The water is extreemly clean and the ph is in the parameters as it should be.

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    Join Date
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    Friends don't let friends drink alone, and I'm there for you man - Cliff After all that virtual alcohol it's time to sober up with some virtual food - mommy1 I can't drink alone mate - ScottishFish I won't thank you because it's a thankless job 7 also I cannot find any CUC type gifts but thanks [ - 850R Cheers bud - Cliff 
    Time for a Pint? I cannae drink alone - ScottishFish Implied message here. - mommy1 Congrats MOTM !!! - Cliff Cheers! - escamosa I dunno why I'm giving you a skunkloach as your prize,. They just sound cool! :) - escamosa 
    Merry Christmas - KingFisher Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas!! - ScottishFish Happy X-mas! :-) - MCHRKiller Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 
    A cup of coffee to get you going on that build. - Strider199 Merry xmas! - ScottishFish Merry Christmas - mommy1 Happy New Year - mommy1 Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 

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    what about the sponges/biomedia in your filter?? did you change these out? thats where all your good bacteria are. If you did, you're starting your cycle all over again... fish do not like this and get stressed very easily. Carbon doesn't really matter much at this point.
    Thar she blows!!!

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