Does he seem right too you?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Videos' started by ashleighh28, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

  2. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    He does seem to be breathing a little heavily. Did anything startle him before you took that short clip?
  3. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

    His been acting like this since the water change. I've doubled dosed with prime and the ppms are all low 0.25ppm or less. My tank isn't cycled yet.
  4. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Did you check the pH of both tap and tank?
  5. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

    The ph is 7.6 in tank and my tap is 6.4?
  6. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    That could be why, he's likely struggling to adjust to the fluctuating pH.

    I would leave out a bucket of tap water with an air stone and test it tomorrow and see if the pH has changed.
  7. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

    What about Adding some live plants I've adjusted the filter turnt it up to add more air in there.
  8. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    You can try. I would also turn off the lights to reduce his stress.
  9. ashleighh28Well Known MemberMember

    Thanks I will do this straight away.

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