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molliefan09 03-09-2010 07:27 PM

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...

redchigh 03-09-2010 07:32 PM

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Originally Posted by molliefan09 (Post 341330)
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)

biokid101 03-09-2010 07:50 PM

maybe there was a disease u were unaware of?

molliefan09 03-09-2010 07:51 PM

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....

biokid101 03-09-2010 07:55 PM

hey have ur snails ahd anymore babies(sorry to change the subject)

molliefan09 03-09-2010 07:57 PM

no...they havnt...THANK GOODNESS!

biokid101 03-09-2010 07:57 PM

did the babies survive? from before


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