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Old 02-02-2008, 04:03 PM   #1
 
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Gack deaths

On thursday my glass fish died most likely from swim bladder disease and today my pleco died for no apparent reason. I checked my parameters. Is there anything wrong?

Ammonia-0.1
Nitrate-less than 5
Nitrite-48
Ph-7.2
General Hardness-80
Iron-0
Phosphate-5
Calcium-60
TDS-1360
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Old 02-02-2008, 06:21 PM   #2
 
Plecos, being bottom dwellers, are very suscepible to poisoning by some of the heavier cantaminates in the water column, one being ammonia. I don't know where you took your water sample from, but I can guess that it wasn't from the bottom of the tank.
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Old 02-02-2008, 07:59 PM   #3
 
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Would that change anything? and i did a 50% water change.
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