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post #1 of 3 Old 05-12-2007, 10:43 PM Thread Starter
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Dying fish

Whenever I get fish they die quickly. Like they would just float there, if I were to move the tank, [big or small], or not, they would swim around really fast, it's scary. I hate seeing this happen to the fish. I don't know what to do. I use spring water. I'm pretty sure it's room temperature water, not too hot or cold. I had a Betta and it did that. And these 2 fish I got from a fair are doing it. A goldfish and a smaller black & orange colored fish.
They are in separate glass containers.
It can't be the size of the tank because the Betta I had clearly had enough space.

I was wondering if there is a name for it, &/or if I can stop it.

So, they float still, then swim around really fast. Then days later they die. I'd like to know why and maybe, how I could stop it.
Reply please, thanks.
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post #2 of 3 Old 05-12-2007, 10:53 PM
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-13-2007, 03:36 PM
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More information is needed.

Tanks: 40 gal FW setup, 10 gal Reef tank.

Old BC8 setup: http://www.fishforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=10744
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