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grrr ram with pop eye
Old 02-15-2007, 08:48 PM   #1
 
grrr ram with pop eye

GRRR every thing was going well until yestwr day when my bulivan ram started showing signs of "pop eye" . 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
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Old 02-15-2007, 08:50 PM   #2
 
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What are your water parameters, Joe? I assume you bought them from Walmart or whatever petstores were known for their bad reputation?

Poor water quality and internal parasites are often the culprits.
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Old 02-15-2007, 08:59 PM   #3
 
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)
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Old 02-15-2007, 09:05 PM   #4
 
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Try lowering the nitrates to 10-20 ppm. What is your tank maintenance schedule?
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Old 02-15-2007, 10:01 PM   #5
 
right now its huge gravel vac once a month and i take like 25% out once a week
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Old 02-16-2007, 12:58 PM   #6
 
hmmmmm seems right now that hes paralyzed on the right side.
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Old 02-17-2007, 12:03 PM   #7
 
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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