Mysterious oscar death

bkaiser3

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So i woke up this morning to my oscar being dead. Ammonia 0, nitrites 0, nitrates 15. He never looked sick or pale. He was as outgoing as he ever is as of 11pm last night when i went to bed. So somewhere between 11 and 430 he died. Now i dont think this is possible, but he always liked to swim up and down in my air stone and when i found him he was laying right next to it. I have heard that fish can get bloated from swallowing air. Is it possible that he was swimming down into the bubbles and it is what caused it? As crazy as this sounds its all i have left as an option other than just a freak death
 

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Sorry you lost him. That would not have caused a problem and a lot of fish enjoy it. How long have you had him, how big was he. What size tank was he in? Any tankmates? Alison
 

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I'm so sorry about your loss. I don't think it was the bubbles either. All of my fish play in them and my pleco sits for long periods of time on them. I'm sorry again I wish I had an answer.
 
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Ive had him roughly 2 months, in a 125 gallon tank and he was roughly 3-4 inches. He was with 2 jack dempseys, green terror and 2 black cons. All roughly the same size. All other fish are fine.
 
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