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red gills??

Posted By: Newguy K
Date: Tuesday, 25 February 2003, at 11:34 p.m.

I feel so beatened now :(

So I tried to help my loaches to rid of their weird diseases. If you missed my original post here it is:


My big clown loach is still alive and looking "fine" (from the limited time I get to see him) but he's still in hiding. Since all the fishes have been under all kinds of meds for so long and everything seemed better, I decided to give them a break, stopped meds and did a 50% water change, added carbon, that was 2 days ago.

But yesterday, I found out the gills of one of my 2 smaller clowns, the smallest one, have become very red! He was still acting okay and I thought since I've just put them off meds I'll wait and see. Well, today I came home and he's dead!

My biggest clown, the one that I was previously worried about is still fine yet hid