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post #1 of 3 Old 04-04-2013, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
Question Oscar does not eat and breathing heavily :(

Hello everyone,
I need some help. I thought my Oscar was just being tempermental, as usual, however, he/she(?) has stopped eating, is breathing fairly heavily and generally looks inattentive. I'm very worried since he is usually ravenous for food, breathes normally through the gills and is very attentive (especially for food)! Also, I just saw him resting on the gravel, on the ventral/'stomach' side, another thing he usually doesn't do. Please help me!!! Thanks, Rob
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post #2 of 3 Old 04-06-2013, 02:05 PM
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He is stressed, what are your water params tank mates last w/c and amount and how often do you feed and how much what size is the tank?
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post #3 of 3 Old 04-15-2013, 08:31 PM
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x2 ^^^ we need water params to assess the situation
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