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One clown glancing off the bottom

Posted By: Nikki <akastes@yahoo.com>
Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2002, at 1:04 a.m.

OK, no sign of ich, temp at 81*F (regular temp in that tank)Water parameters, 0. 0, and 10.Water change today. Other occupants are 3 platys, very healthy. All are feeding well. good color. I incited a clown feeding riot tonite with pleco min veggie tablets. As they were wrestling around, I noticed one would loach around in the gravel and then glance his left side gills quickly along the bottom and then back to feeding. I am disturbed by the recent thread discussing itchy fish with no outward symptoms. I am worried that this is a similar situation requiring medication or a UV sterilizer, which I have no intention of getting for such a small tank. I am trying not to get