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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    Okay. I will give some of your suggestions a try. As of right now the fish are swimming around and eating fine. The yellow lab that wasn’t eating has ate a bit and swimming around a little more. typically I would have a fish die every other day or so one by one but I haven’t had that.i haven’t...
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    I did a 50% water change and added prime to the new water. One of my Afra Hara died suddenly. He was fine and eating and then an hour or so later was sitting at the top of the tank. Then the bottom and then died. All the other fish are okay but it seems they are not eating. They seem interested...
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    Update: My yellow lab won’t eat. He just floats in the middle of the tank. He his face is also peeling something whiteish? Is it to late to save him? I’ll post picture below. I added 3 Afra Hara and 3 Demasoni, they have been doing great since added they swim around and are eating well. Iv...
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    That’s what I’m hoping for. Thank you for your quick responses and patience. I’ll make sure to keep you updated.
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    I did a 50% water change, cleaned the sand as well as I could, and cleaned everything else in the tank. Now one of the yellow labs is swimming gracefully in the middle of the tank I think the other yellow lab may be to far to save but hopefully this continues to improve. I read somewhere that...
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    Sorry for the late reply. Apparently I have to call the city to get the parameters of the tap water. I’ll do that and post the results. I did a 35% water change and cleaned half of the gravel. Was pressed for time. I will clean the other half of the gravel today and do like a 50% water change. I...
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    The ammonia levels are 0 I use the liquid test Nitrite is 0 nitrate is zero as well
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    My ammonia was high back in July. My current readings have been good since late August. Ammonia 0 ( yellow) Nitrate ( light blue ) Nitrite ( yellow )
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    ————————— 2 Demasoni died today ☹️. Johanni is sitting at the bottom of tank gasping for air. The remaining Demasoni is bloated, I know he will die soon. Since my fish died 1 by 1 the tank was never empty I kind of just kept adding fish in. I did not drain the tank and refill a couple days...
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    Update: I know it’s been a while, those fish died as well as every other fish I had in the tank at that point. I Haven’t had much luck as every batch of fish I place in the tank have died one by one. Right now my parameters read as follows: Ammonia = 0 [yellow] Nitrite= 0 [light blue] Nitrate...
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    African Cichlid Sitting A The Bottom of The Tank

    Hi All, I have a relatively new tank ( about a month and a half or so old) and have had 3 casualty’s so far. 1 yellow lab ( about 1.5cm )had a patch on its stomach left side like it was bitten off. Never healed, he stopped eating and was sitting at the bottom of the tank breathing hard. I...
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