12-10-2013, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Roccus
OK ..now we have a little to go on...I'm not liking the Amonia level or the fact that you have NitrIte and NitrAte.. some types of fish can sustain themselves with slight amoinia and nitrates, others sucumb rapidly...in a healthy enviroment/cycled tank, idealy you would be looking for 0 in both Amonia and nitrIte.. . when was your last water change?... when was the tank established?... IMHO, Miss Molly possibly died from amonia posioning... 20PPM NitrAte is not out of whack for a fresh water tank, but it does indicate it may be time for a 20% water change... %50 change would drop the nitrAte level to %10 ... I'm sure others will chime in...
Last water change was a few days ago. The tank was established in September.
Thanks for the info. I'll do what I can about the ammonia.