Help My red parrot fish are acting strange. Help please !

Nasdog

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Hello all,
I’ve had these six red parrot fish for about six years over the years a few have passed, but these have been here. I noticed today that they have lost their color and are staying near the surface of the water. I also noticed that they’re swimming rather erotically as if they’re fighting but they move crazy on their own. They’ll be okay for a few minutes and then start acting like that again. We just changed their water and cleaned out the tank last week, and I am worried about them. Please help.
 

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How big is the tank? And when you cleaned it what did you use, how much water did you change?
 

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Could you please fill out the sick fish template below? It should help us figure out what's wrong.

Tank

What is the water volume of the tank?
How long has the tank been running?
Does it have a filter?
Does it have a heater?
What is the water temperature?
What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.)

Maintenance
How often do you change the water?
How much of the water do you change?
What do you use to treat your water?
Do you vacuum the substrate or just the water?

*Parameters - Very Important
Did you cycle your tank before adding fish?
What do you use to test the water?
What are your parameters? We need to know the exact numbers, not just “fine” or “safe”.

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:

Feeding
How often do you feed your fish?
How much do you feed your fish?
What brand of food do you feed your fish?
Do you feed frozen or freeze-dried foods?

Illness & Symptoms
How long have you had this fish?
How long ago did you first notice these symptoms?
In a few words, can you explain the symptoms?
Have you started any treatment for the illness?
Was your fish physically ill or injured upon purchase?
How has its behavior and appearance changed, if at all?

Explain your emergency situation in detail. (Please give a clear explanation of what is going on, include details from the beginning of the illness leading up to now)
 

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Have you tested the water? Can you take some pictures? What exactly do you mean by they are moving crazy? When you cleaned the tank did you clean the filter?
 

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