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    Everytime i get an ngelfish they are fine for a day and then just die all parametors are fine and i acclimate them throurohly (spelling) ha. I just dont get it.

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    What are your water parameters, including pH and hardness? What is your acclimation method?
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    Well like i said everything is great i always check it before i go and get the fish. and when i added the it was fine

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    "Great" is not helpful. Please post numbers since what is "great" for one species is not for another. And please tell your acclimation method.
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    Well like i said everything is great i always check it before i go and get the fish. and when i added the it was fine
    Well, something's not fine because your fish keep dieing, so let's start with your water parameters and acclimation methods.

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    My entire acclimation method is about 15 minutes and the only new fish I've ever lost was some neons that probably wouldn't have made it if they'd have been acclimated for 2 hours. If I buy fish where I live, they aren't acclimated at all because the water is the same.

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    Well right now i am at school and my instructor has no idea i am on the comp. When i get home i will test all water params again and update. Sorry for this inconvenience.

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    Ok, so i had asked about what might have killed them will i think i just figured it out. i know that angelfish like the water 78-81 degrees. Well i looked at my thermometer for the first time in like 3 days and i saw my tank was 67 degrees so do u think they went into like shock? 6 dgh ph is at 6.7 everything else tested perfect just perfect those are the only possiblities

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    If you did not properly acclimate them to that temp it surely could have killed them. If they were acclimated that temp would be very stressful for them but I would expect to see disease first. Why do you keep the temp so low for tropical fish?
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    no I don't keep it that low the heater was not plugged in for some reason my dog must have like knocked it loose

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