lethargic

  1. K

    Trying Not to Kill my 2 yrs olds betta!

    We bought my 2 yr old a betta for Christmas and long story short, the 1st one died in a day as we were severely uninformed on how to set up a new tank and just basically plopped the new guy in. Take 2 on this here betta and I thought I was doing so well, but now he's chilling in the bottom of...
  2. P

    I'm not sure anymore. 75 gallon tank.

    I used seachem stability to restart the tank. After about 6 or so months I got the dreaded blue/green algea aka cyanobacteria. I removed as much as possible then treated with erythromycin. Didnt lose that many fish tbh. Anyway so I'm back on track and my plants look like crap to say the least...
  3. F

    Lethargic limp male platy

    I’m totally winging my aquarium and as you will quickly find out, I have no idea what I’m doing. Tank size: 20+, I inherited the tank as a thank you for helping a friend move pH: maybe 7.8? I don’t really understand how I’m supposed to read the indicator ammonia: <0.02ppm nitrite: no idea...
  4. JMuth

    Tank Emergency; Gold fish is red, fish are lethargic, danio has ich

    Tank size: ~5 Gal. US pH:7.8 (This is what it has been since I started measuring) ammonia: >0ppm (just the slightest hint of green, not enough to put it at .25, but more than 0) nitrite: 0 ppm nitrate: 40 ppm kH: Unknown gH: Unknown tank temp: 80F Fish Symptoms (include full description...
  5. S

    Sick Gourami

    So about a week and a half ago, I got a new female opaline gourami. For the first day or two she was very shy and not eating, but after a couple days she was swimming around and acting normal. Cut to a couple days ago, and she started acting lethargic, either staring into the corner or resting...
  6. RedSarah

    Lethargic Gourami

    Hi all, Two weeks ago, I posted about my Honey Gourami, Cheese, who I suspected had internal parasites. Now he has some new symptoms. He has been pale for about two weeks and had stringy poo, so I fed him food mixed with Seachem Metroplex, Focus and Garlic Guard to avoid medicating the whole...
  7. F

    Help! BETTA FISH

    My beloved fish has been sick for about a month now. Ive tried desperately to figure out what is wrong with him and despite all my research I cant figure out whats wrong. He is visable fine scale and fin wise. He isnt constipated. However, he is extremely lethargic. When he does eat, he throws...
  8. P

    Friend’s sick betta

    My friend has two betta fish. One of them died today. We can’t figure out what’s going on so I seek help here. The symptoms are: -not eating (it’s been a week now) -swim bladder -stays at the bottom of the tank and only goes up for air My friend has tried everything, epsom salt baths, treated...
  9. K

    Help! Lethargic heavy breathing Betta

    Hello all, Need some help with my Betta. I’ve had him for a year and a half, not sure how old he was when I got him. For the past week he has been lying on the bottom of the tank breathing heavy through his gills. His color looks good, no evidence of ick or fun rot. He comes up for food 1-3...
  10. Vengified

    Old Guppy? Bullying? Rot? Disease?

    Before the rundown of the issue, here is the stats anyone may want *(Please Note: I understand tank MIGHT be overstocked, or will be soon, and thus have been moving, and trading guppies, to reduce population)* Tank size: 20gallo pH: 8.2 ammonia: 0 nitrite: 0 nitrate: 5 currently(never more...
  11. A

    Sick or injured Cory Cat?

    I got 4 Panda Corydoras for my sister yesterday, 3 of them are around an inch long, very nice fish. I love watching them huddle together, then explore the tank together and occasionally shoot up to the surface and straight back down to the bottom. They look like they're having so much fun. They...
  12. dopey696

    Betta problems

    Hello peoples. My betta that I've had for about a year now seems to be having some problems. I first noticed about a week ago that it was a bit lethargic and not moving as much as it usually does. It seems to have no energy, doesn't swim around, and is always resting on top of things. Today as I...
  13. Waterfins

    I'm worried I did something wrong

    I just got my crowntail betta and placed him in his heated 2.5 gallon tank after acclimating him to the water. I set this aquarium up weeks before and tested the water, the PH was 7.0 and the temperature stays around 25 degrees Celsius. I also added some bacteria supplement. After a few days he...
  14. C

    Betta Exposed To Melafix

    Hi Everyone!   I have two tanks: a divided 5.5gal with two male bettas and a 20gal community tank with a female betta. About a month ago I treated both tanks with Melafix. I noticed my bettas becoming more lethargic, so I researched "bettas and Melafix" and sure enough I found information saying...
  15. C

    Sterbai Cory Lethargic And Not Eating

    Hello! I've been reading in your forum for some time now, and it seems I now have a question that I hope you could help me with. I recently bought a sterbai and albino corydora from an LFS. Now, I saw that there was a dead fish in the aquarium, but stupid me, it didn't stop me from buying the...
  16. B

    ****experienced Guppy Help****

    Hi, ive got 6 guppy tanks and 5 of them are fine but one (red albinos) are not well. They have been in there for 2 months now, when i bought the two pairs they were 3 months old and one actually dropped a few fry within a week. Now normally id keep them in a ratio of 1:3/4 but the males now of a...
  17. T

    Sick Kissing Gourami

    Hi Guys,   First time posting on this forum but I've been into aquariums for a couple of years.    Anyway, the kissing gourami in my 55g planted tank isn't doing too well. He hasn't been eating for the past few days and just hangs around the bottom of my the tank. There appears to be some kind...
  18. L

    Male Guppy With Fin Rot And Camallanus Worms Possibly!?!

    Hi, I'm really worried. My guppy that I've had for about 4 months in a 10 gallon with 4 other male guppies and nothing else is acting strange. I moved two guppies that had been in their own 5 gallon tank for 2 months over to my 10 gallon about 2-3 weeks ago. My guppy had a rocky relationship...
  19. argoma

    Something Is Wrong With Little Goldfish

    Hi,   my girlfriend's black moor, Sinead, has been acting a little weird about 4 days now. She first suspected that she had fungus due to a white fuzzy ball in the fish's torsal (?) fin, she used treatment for fungus and the fuzzy ball disappeared. Then when she was changing the water of the...
  20. kristynkarma

    Lethargic Dwarf Gourami Can't Stay Upright

    Tank size: 10 gallons pH: 6.6 nitrite: 0ppm nitrate: 42ppm kH: 10-15ppm (extremely low) gH: off the charts (extremely high) tank temp: 77-78of [I plan on making a trip to my lfs as soon as I can to pick up some 'API Proper pH' to increase my Carbonate Hardness and some water softener to...
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