Urgent help. I cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and str

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Shelly081
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Urgent help. I cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and str

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cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and stripes puffer is really struggling. Can someone help please.
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Re: Urgent help. I cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and

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In what way is he struggling? WC is always 1st option. Test the water parameters.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"
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Re: Urgent help. I cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and

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It's His swim bladder. Can't get him to eat peas. Not eaten for a week now. Done 2 50% wc
Parameters
Salinity1025
Nitrate 0.2
Nitrite 0
Ammonia 0
Tank cycled 6yrs
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Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
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Re: Urgent help. I cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and

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What makes you think this?
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"
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Re: Urgent help. I cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and

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Have you observed any specific behaviors indicating swim bladder issues, and what steps have you taken to address the situation, apart from attempting to feed peas?
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Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
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Re: Urgent help. I cleaned my tank yesterday and stupidly left the pump off. I have got up this morning and my stars and

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This post is from July.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"
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