|ShawnMcc ||07-31-2009 12:00 AM |
I have a pleco that is floating at the top. Attaching to side of bucket
My pleco is floating at the top of a 5 gallon quarantine bucket. Its the only thing I could put it in. Other then my other aquarium is a 5 gallon desktop aquarium with 1 baby fish and plants in it. I was wondering is this pleco dead despite being able to attach it self to the side of the bucket. I think it moves a little though.
|willow ||07-31-2009 03:20 AM |
i would say as long as he is attached,then he's ok.
is he new ?
|ShawnMcc ||07-31-2009 02:36 PM |
No he just got sick. Stopped moving and was on his back. He has all his fins extended. Plus one fin is damaged. Almost gone. I am hoping he will grow it back again and start moving normaly.
|willow ||07-31-2009 03:46 PM |
keep the water as clean as you can,you will already know that,but
just thought i'd say,and perhaps a small amount of melafix/primax ?
what sort of tank was he in befor he got sick ?
|ShawnMcc ||07-31-2009 09:48 PM |
Thank you for your answer. I am using mela and prime right now. He was in a 36 gallon bow front. I have a filter on the 5 gallon bucket and amonia remover filter.
|willow ||08-01-2009 04:51 AM |
i hope he makes a full recovery for you.
sounds like your on the right track,so hopefully he'll pull through,
will you let me knoe how it goes. ? :)
|ShawnMcc ||08-08-2009 03:35 AM |
Well I lost the pleco. I knew he or she wasnt eating or ataching to anything any more. Plus the gills were pushed in too.
|aunt kymmie ||08-08-2009 08:56 AM |
I'm sorry to hear that. :-(
|willow ||08-09-2009 04:13 AM |
oh no:-( sorry to hear that,i really am,i was hoping for recovery.
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