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Oh, no!

Posted By: SusanA <susanccr@hotmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2002, at 12:59 p.m.

One of my new striata was dead this morning. The shy one. I'm soooo bummed!

I can't see anything wrong with the little guy - gills seem fine, no wounds, so signs of parasites. He was a little thin, but I expect that. I am at a loss - maybe stress? I'll keep a sharp eye on the other one. :-((((((((

The other one seems fine, as does the little pleco. I couldn't get the pleco to eat until I put in a rock from the main tank with algae on it. He's scraped that about half clean. There's plenty of algae in the 55 for him, so once he's out of q-tine, he'll get plenty to eat. The lone striata mostly hangs out behind the flower pot, but seems to be eating and comes out after lights-out. He was out much more when he had a buddy.