07-04-2012, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Varkolak
Just from what you said I would say ammonia spike from feeding waaaaaayyy too much, I feed my fish tanks once a day, twice if I feel like doing 2 lesser feedings but the food you bought says for you to overfeed so you have to buy more from them. Do a larger water change and cut down feeding to once a day and see how they do. I might be wrong so if you have test strips check all your parameters and post them, to me it sounds like bad water or a swim bladder issue but the overfeeding leading to high ammonia seems probable
Okay yea maybe. They are babies. No bigger then 4 maybe 5 inches. I dont think thats high. I did the strip test and it says the nitrate is high. Im going to feed them once a day, maybe 2, and change the water now. I hope it works.