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post #31 of 34 Old 03-31-2014, 05:43 PM
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Ah yes, those are just stress stripes, normal for when a fish is...well, stressed :) She should be fine otherwise though

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post #32 of 34 Old 04-01-2014, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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Ah yes, those are just stress stripes, normal for when a fish is...well, stressed :) She should be fine otherwise though
Thanks I went out and brought API stress + zyme. How long does it take a fish to gain back its full colour?
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Thanks I went out and brought API stress + zyme. How long does it take a fish to gain back its full colour?
It depends on what is stressing the fish out. if it's just water quality then she will un-stress when the water goes back to being good quality. API Stress Coat is a fine water conditioner but it doesn't "de-stress" fish, it just adds Aloe Vera which is a little debated on whether or not it actually helps. If anything, it helps regrowth of fins not destressing. I know the names are super confusing. Stress Zyme is a bacterial supplement although not very good but you can still use it if you feel the need to ^_^

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post #34 of 34 Old 04-19-2014, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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for the past 2 days the nitrite had spiked I have tested it this morning it was 0ppm, nitrates 10ppm, ammonia is 8ppm ( I have been adding ammonia lock and doing daily water changes) ph: 6.6 had my tank cycled?

I also have feeling my ammonia is off, it's turns into dark blue, when you first add the soultion it turns green but then it turns into dark blue.


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