06-18-2013, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Neil D
I considered that but from what I've read there's body deformation and bloating etc. that goes along with that. These tetras seem perfectly healthy except for the 2 that have died and this floating guy...They are chasing each other, swimming, for the most part not doing anything that would suggest an issue. :(
EDIT: well, the third one died. At this rate I wont have any tetras left...dang
Not all fish are created equal. In my experience with neons, it's common for a few to die off in the first few days. I mean, you bought 20 of them - did you pick out all 20 individually? No, of course not (I hope...). They netted bunches at a time probably. Some of those fish are going to be healthy/higher quality than others and the stress of being bought and moved and all can be too much sometimes for weak fish.