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Discussion in 'Fresh Water Tanks Discussion' started by Nabzo, 26 Jan 2015.

  1. Nabzo

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    hi guys needs some help my Malawi fish are all on the top surface like they gulping air

    and I have 3 fish that have died is it because I don't have a air stone ?

    or is it because my nitrates spiked ?
     
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  3. zippy

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    sounds like air, agitate the water with an egg beater or with your clean fingers. Keep up the agitation until you get an air stone or flow in the system.
     
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    alternative, use a jug, scoop out some water and dump it back in, the downward movement would help a lot with getting the surface moving.

    A water change will also help, if you got extra RO.
     
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    thanks I just got to Fantasea now to buy a small air pump :-( I lost 3 smart fish
    one guy told me I don't need airstone in my tank so I listen to him .
     
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    freshwater do need some sort sort of water movement.
    flow pump or airstone.
     
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    thankx for the help guys really appreciate it . I just added the air stone just gona monitor the situation now

    this is my tank

    IMG_0728.jpg
     
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    Awesome scaping
     
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    I am selling a quik Vac Pro from EHEIM its use one's only
     
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