- - grrr ram with pop eye
|joeshmoe ||02-15-2007 08:48 PM |
grrr ram with pop eye
GRRR every thing was going well until yestwr day when my bulivan ram started showing signs of "pop eye" :cry: . the good thing is he still eats well :) but one problem i dont have a spare tank :( i put him in a breed for a while and fed him medicated food. im so mad cuz there only a week old :roll:
|Lupin ||02-15-2007 08:50 PM |
What are your water parameters, Joe? I assume you bought them from Walmart or whatever petstores were known for their bad reputation?:squint:
Poor water quality and internal parasites are often the culprits.
|joeshmoe ||02-15-2007 08:59 PM |
i tested it yester day with my last strip but luckly wroght down the awnsers :P gh180 kh120 ph7.1-7.4 no2:0 no3: 40ish (bit high) nh3 0. gt him at petsmart (its only a year old so its prettyclean place around)
|Lupin ||02-15-2007 09:05 PM |
Try lowering the nitrates to 10-20 ppm. What is your tank maintenance schedule?
|joeshmoe ||02-15-2007 10:01 PM |
right now its huge gravel vac once a month and i take like 25% out once a week
|joeshmoe ||02-16-2007 12:58 PM |
hmmmmm seems right now that hes paralyzed on the right side.
|joeshmoe ||02-17-2007 12:03 PM |
UPDATE: gave ram salt bath for 5 mins then put melafix on and around his eyes. the bulging has gotten smaller ( i think the gasses are releasing ) :P
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