Help, Bristlenose Upside Down

Discussion in 'Pleco - Plecostomus' started by Morley24, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. Morley24Valued MemberMember

    Hi guys,

    I bought a grown male bristlenose last weekend for my 300 litre tank, however this morning I found him upside down but still breathing? I put the net in and he turned himself over but he isn't really moving? Any ideas?
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  2. AvalancheDaveWell Known MemberMember

    Have you tested your water? Are you using any chemicals other than dechlorinator?
     
  3. DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    looks allright : didn't it fell asleep in his hiding place? They sometimes do and fell on their back.
     
  4. yukondogWell Known MemberMember

    My albino female will do that from time to time.
     
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