Silvertip shark acting strange?!?!?!
I have a 75g gallon tank. This is what i have in it.
I have 3 fake plants, and 2 decorations like a house.
(2) silver tip sharks
(2) bala sharks
(1) Senegal "Dinosaur" bichir
They have been there more then a week, acting normal. I change the water everyday (for now). I just notice one of my silvertip has been swimming towards the gravel (the ground) then he would stop swimming, floating up and then swim back. But he keeps doing that over and over. My other silver tip is normal, my other fishes r normal. I feed them 3 times a day (like the food says to do). Whats wrong with him?
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
Feeding and water quality
Can you provide a set of water parameters to include:
we need this to really see what sort of state the tank is in.... also for now..... stop changing water.... let things settle a bit.
Also there is one other issue here.... the bichir is a naturally agressive fish adn might be having a pop at the silver tip..... keep an eye on that at dawn and dusk.
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