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post #1 of 6 Old 02-06-2010, 09:30 AM Thread Starter
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Hi.. Sedona Az. here.. and desperate to save my fishies! New tank set up, and looking for quick answers.. have already lost my betta, and my angelfish are now beginning to go.. *pouts* Been TRYING hard to research, and there's only one petshop here in town, and I'm not getting the answers I obviously need.. So am praying you have chat or help here..
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post #2 of 6 Old 02-06-2010, 09:45 AM
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With no details other than the fish are dying I'll have to assume, as well as everyone else, that your tank is cycling. That means high ammonia, nitrites. Best thing to do is change about 50% of the water and use a tap water conditioner to remove chlorine.

Do you have a water test kit tp test ph, ammonia, kh, gh?
If not get one. The fish you have are not the best for starting in a brand new tank. The most important, assuming it's the cycling that is taking place, is the water change with water conditioner.

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post #3 of 6 Old 02-06-2010, 09:59 AM
Hello and welcome to the forum.
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post #4 of 6 Old 02-06-2010, 10:26 AM
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Agree with Mean Harri's advice! Can you post more details?
Welcome to the forum, you should be able to get the help you need here, I did!

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post #5 of 6 Old 02-06-2010, 04:08 PM
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Welcome to the forum! Hopefully we're able to get you some help with that tank!

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post #6 of 6 Old 02-07-2010, 01:41 PM
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hello and warm welcome.
you are in very good hands,and everyone will help you as much as they can.
good luck.

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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