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Ramenuzumaki 09-17-2009 11:34 PM

Emergency! 911!!
 
OMG! i just got to my moms tonight cuz i have an appointment in ottawa tomorrow [which is 1hr away so she drives me]. so i ask my mom, "Have any of my fish died?" She replies, "None that i know of ;D"

so obviously i go upstairs to check
OMG! I AM ALMOST CRYING

my neons, my pleco, my tiger barb, and my betta SEEM TO BE DYING

one tiger barb was dead and nomed on a little so i took him out

but the rest seem weak, sluggish, dying! their colour is faded. my betta is stressed to the max [he has horizontal lines] i dont know what to do!

the water was sort of really cold could that be it? i did a 50% water change with roomtemp warm water so the water is a little warmer

could it be they were just SUPER cold?

maybe my mom hasnt been feeding them?

omg guys im like crying i dont know what to do im so worried about my fish
its not even a new tank the tank has been here for like 1-3 years

i reached in to check on them and i was even able to touch them before they reacted and swam away

i dont know what to do im so scared right now

i fed them and my koi, and goldfish ate but it didnt seem like the rest of them did
NOT EVEN MY DOJOS

im so worried

omg im freaking out

EMERGENCY

help me please i dont want my fish to die :(

aunt kymmie 09-18-2009 12:12 AM

How cold was (is) the water?
Are you able to post your water parameters? Ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, ph?

Ramenuzumaki 09-18-2009 12:17 AM

i dont have a testing kit and its 1:13AM so i cant take it into the LFS :(
i dunno how cold it WAS
it IS *runs upstairs to check* 82 degrees F i think [i have on of those LED strip things i find them hard to read]

they seem to be swimming around a little bit now but my Betta still has a line across him it looks and the one neon i saw the top was seethrough where it should be shiny blue :(

i am SO worried im dying of worry D:
i love my fishies so much i cant stand it when they are sicky :(

i did do a 50% water change though so i hope if my levels were high they are a little bit better now [took me like 10 minutes so much water stupid 20 gal]

i also used tap water conditioner and i put in some cycle i would have put in some nutrafin freshwater aquarium salt but its at my dads

im so scared for my fishies :(

Ramenuzumaki 09-18-2009 03:09 AM

do you think they were just too cold?

they seem to be swimming fine now
my Neon Tetras are swimming fine
my pleco is black again
the temp says 82/81 [both are lit up]
even my betta is swimming at the the top of the water looking for noms

maybe i just got over excited :(
i jus love me fishies so much D:

Ramenuzumaki 09-18-2009 08:33 AM

i checked on them this morning and they seem to be doing better
sorry for freaking out everyone! i was just worried

they were even eating this morning
well at lease Ramses [my betta] was eatting!

Calmwaters 09-18-2009 08:39 AM

I am glad they seem to be doing better.

Ramenuzumaki 09-18-2009 04:50 PM

yeah i looked at them before leaving my moms and they seemed to be doing fine
im probably going to try and bring the aquarium here to my place though so i can take better care of them


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