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    Hi. Recently my fish have started to die. I have about 5 fish in 15 gallon tank (i cant remember there specie name!) and yesterday one died and today one died. I notice ich on 2 off the fish so bought some medicine removed the carbon out off the filter and put it in as stated. All the fish were fine. Today I woke up to another fish dead?!?! Could it be a disease from the pet shop? Ive had them about 2 weeks. I do 25% water changes daily. What is going on?

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    Is this in the new tank you were planning to get a week or two ago or is this a different tank ?

    Are your cycling with fish? What are your current water parameters at right now?
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    Hi - this is the coldwater tank I already had. I have already cycled.
    I recently replaced some of the filter media. Is it possible I could off replaced too much?

    Nitrite - 0.25 mg/l
    Nitrate - 10 mg/l
    PH - 6.6

    I cant do an ammonia test as I have ran out of the stuff.

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    I would guess that might have something to do with it. I have read that ich can be brought on by stress caused by problems with water quality. If you have some nitrites in your water I would guess you either resently or currently have ammoina as well.

    Try a 50% water change today to get the nitrite level lowered. I would also get another ammoina test kit and test your water for that.

    Do you best to handle this like a fish-in cycle for now and continue to treat for ich as best as you can while also completing your water changes.
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    Ok ill do a water change and start treating for ich. What bugs me is that the fish are swimming around normally and then I look later and there just dead.

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    Keep us posted on the progress
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    Hi. Another 2 died today! This leaves me with one. I have no idea why they died. I treated for white spot however it still hasnt cleared on the last one.

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