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post #1 of 7 Old 03-09-2010, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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why are all my guppies dying??

In my 20 high i started with 8 male guppies....now over the past 5 days i have lost one every day. my stats are...ammonia 0, nitrie 0, nitrate 10. I do a 25% PWC every week and use PRIME. This tank has been set up for 8 months. it also has 5 albino cory cats, 1 BN pleco, and 2 apple snails... ijust dont know...

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post #2 of 7 Old 03-09-2010, 06:32 PM
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In my 20 high i started with 8 male guppies....now over the past 5 days i have lost one every day. my stats are...ammonia 0, nitrie 0, nitrate 10. I do a 25% PWC every week and use PRIME. This tank has been set up for 8 months. it also has 5 albino cory cats, 1 BN pleco, and 2 apple snails... ijust dont know...
What's your PH? It should, optimally, be at 7.5

If your tank isn't planted, maybe you could try a half-dose or aquarium salt. (Such low amounts shouldn't be toxic to the snails)

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post #3 of 7 Old 03-09-2010, 06:50 PM
maybe there was a disease u were unaware of?

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20 GALLON- 2 female guppies, 20 fry(born 11-26-10)
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my ph is between 7.6 and 7.8, gh is 21, and kh 10. i am planning on moving my snails to my 5 gal with my betta....i dont wanna risk killing them....

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post #5 of 7 Old 03-09-2010, 06:55 PM
hey have ur snails ahd anymore babies(sorry to change the subject)

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20 GALLON- 2 female guppies, 20 fry(born 11-26-10)
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no...they havnt...THANK GOODNESS!

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post #7 of 7 Old 03-09-2010, 06:57 PM
did the babies survive? from before

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36 GALLON- PLECO, 2 CORIES, ANGELFISH, 2 SILVER DOLLARS,FLY FOX

20 GALLON- 2 female guppies, 20 fry(born 11-26-10)
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