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Harlequin Rasboras refusing to eat

3520 Views 12 Replies 3 Participants Last post by  JadaNae27

I have somewhat of a problem. And yes yes I know it is partly my fault, but I need to fix it.

I was recently away for about three weeks. The person that I asked to take care of my aquariums while I was gone apparently neglected them.

I have 8 Harlequin Rasboras in a community tank and they refuse to feed. I feed them Nutrafin Max and they would always eat it before the neglect happened.

I'm changing as much of the water as I can, as often as I can, but they still refuse to eat.

What do I do?? I've never had this sort of problem before. I'm also having problems with the Corydoras that share the tank, but I will be posting that in the catfish section.

Is there anything I can buy that will tempt them into eating??
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What all have you tried feeding them? Just the nutrafin? Try some frozen food like bloodworms.
Try'em. Can you post a video of them?
I just want to see what they look like - they dont have to be eating (or not eating).
they look good. What's their poop look like?

are the corys in the same tank?
Yeah, ammonia and nitrite will stress fish and stressed animals do not eat, so that makes sense. Nitrates are not something that concerns me. mine are routinely "high" like that. In any event, water changes would be good. you said you have been doing them, but what exactly have you been doing?
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