1. Size of tank?
30g 2. Water parameters
d. pH, KH and GH?
e. Test kit?
No test quit at this time. 3. Temperature?
84F 4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)?
Freshwater 5. How long the aquarium has been set up?
At least 1 month 6. What fish do you have? How many are in your tank? How big are they? How long have you had them?
1 Irresident Shark -- 4in
1 Brown Knife -- 5.5in
1 Black Fin Shark -- 2in
3 Emerald Cory -- 1.5in
1 Opaline Gourami -- 2.5in
1 Chinese Algae Eater -- 4in
1 Senegal Bichir -- 2.5in
1 Rainbow Shark -- 4in
4 Ghost Shrimp -- 1in
3 Mystery Snails -- 2in, 1in, 1in
All but the Brown knife, Black fin shark, Emerald corys, Gourami, and the bichir haven been with me since April, back then they were in a 10g tank. I got the other fish a couple of weeks ago. 7. Were the fish placed under quarantine period (minus the first batch from the point wherein the tank is ready to accommodate the inhabitants)?
No 8. a. Any live plants? Fake plants?
b. Sand, gravel, barebottom?
c. Rocks, woods, fancy decors? Any hollow decors?
A couple of live plants, no fakes / Flourite gravel. / Couple of rocks, 1 driftwood / 2 caves and 2 hollow ceramic logs. 9. a. Filtration?
Tetra 30g filter system and a underwater heater 10. a. Lighting schedule? What lights are used?
b. Any sunlight exposure? How long?
8 hours of light during the day (Aqueon Floramax) and no sunlight. 11. a. Water change schedule?
b. Volume of water changed?
c. Well water, tap water, RO water?
d. Water conditioner used?
e. Frequency of gravel/sand (if any) vacuumed?
So far no water change since tank water is crystal clear. Will use tap water and use top fin water conditioner. 12. Foods?
How often are they fed?
Tetra color flakes, frozen blood worms and frozen brine shrimp. They are fed in the morning and at night. 13. a. Any abnormal signs/symptoms?
b. Appearance of poop?
c. Appearance of gills?
Fish have been acting normal except the brown knife when out of its log (which is pretty common now even when the light is on) it stays standing up on the gravel motionless as if resting. 14. a. Have you treated your fish ahead of diagnosis?
b. What meds were used?
No. I noticed the Ich after I started my bubble bad for the first time last night. I'm still not sure if its Ich but I just wanna make sure.