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- 3 years
So yesterday, everything was fine. Today, a dead fish that looked like it had the guts vacuumed out of it. My aquarium is a 20 gal and the ph is 8 and the nitrites and nitrates are at an average level. I guess the algae eater was kind of bloated but it has been that way for over two months. I assume it just feasted on my plants and algae. Now tonight I find his body and it looks like its been vacuumed. There is a red area going through the middle of only one side of his body that wasn't there before. The wounds below his fins was probably done by the snails or the minnows. He did have reddish swollen gills last week, but i'm totally out of ideas of what could've killed it.