Stressed Platy

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Hi guys, I've had my 2 platys for quite some time now and they've been healthy all this while. They had whitespot around 2 weeks ago and I'm finishing up my heat treatment today. Noticed one of them lying on the bottom this morning and I can't figure out why.

Ammonia - around 0
Nitrites - 0
Nitrates - 10

I did my regular WC this morning and added a tbsp of salt. So far she's still lying on the bottom. I don't see any stuff on her body and no new additions to the tank. Any ideas?
 

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Ammonia around 0??? do a W/C..see if that helps.
 

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If she's still sitting on the bottom tomorrow do another extra generous water change.
 
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Sadly, she didn't make it through the night. Poor thing, her body didn't have any signs of illness. :no:

Will do a 50% WC and check the perimeters soon.

Will adding plants be safe? Or should I wait a few days first?
 

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No point checking the parameters AFTER a wc. Just do a big wc with a vac, more like 70%. Shame it didn't make it but unfortunately these things happen.

I'd wait a day or two to add the plants myself, but if you want to sooner it should be ok.
 
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Yeah I checked the water before the WC. Ammonia was slightly above 0 but below 0.25

Alright. Will wait a few days to get temp back to normal before adding in my plants. Thanks for the advice!
 

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