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  1. Ahhh I had this thought in the back of my mind. Its ok. I think nami lived a really good 2 years. Thanks so much for giving me all the information and advice.
  2. Heres a video of me release nami held right side up towards the top of the tank. I misread a video of picking him up, but he was very calm when I picked him up and held him. http://vid383.photobucket.com/albums/oo277/ohmonah/20140713_193435_zpsc4bb4f6e.mp4
  3. another video on him http://vid383.photobucket.com/albums/oo277/ohmonah/20140713_090944_zpsc30f1f2e.mp4
  4. video of nami ;___ ; http://vid383.photobucket.com/albums/oo277/ohmonah/20140713_090431_zps136a7672.mp4
  5. Hey. I've had my goldfish nami for almost 2 years now. I want to say he's a mix of oranda and fantail. I recently moved from NJ to Maryland in feb, and since the move he's been sitting on the bottom of the tank on his side. At first first he wasn't really eating and all the bottom side sitting on sand was giving him sores. I immediately moved him into a quarantine tank. After about a month ish of treatment and cotton swabs, his sores on the gills and body were healed, but he's still on his side. Its now been about 5 months? His health has been increasing, then decreasing and the only reason I haven't euthanized him is because I feel like he's trying so hard to get back up, but can't because he just sinks to the bottom? It seems like his body weight is too much him to get back up. He also has grown very very little compared to my other goldfish since I moved. I recently came back from working out of town, and when I came back he looks really thin and weak, and I've been feeding a mix of JumpStart and Medigold from goldfish connections as well has rephasy and he is a lot more lively, but just seems like he can't get off his side. Test Results for the Following: * Ammonia Level- 0ppm * Nitrite Level 0ppm * Nitrate level 0ppm * Ammonia Level 0ppm * Nitrite Level 0ppm * Nitrate level 0ppm * Ph Level, Tank 7.5ppm * Ph Level, Tap 7.5ppm Other Required Info: * Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? API freshwaster master drops test kit * Water temperature? unknown * Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? 5months 29gal * What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? Aquaclear 110 * How often do you change the water and how much? 7days 75-80% * How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? 2days 80-90% * How many fish in the tank and their size? 1 (in the video I temporary had 2 2" fantails in the tank, but nami has been in "quarantine" by herself for 5months * What kind of water additives or conditioners? seachem Prime. * What do you feed your fish and how often? 2-3 times a day. Lately feeding him medigold, jumpstart, hikari baby sinking pellet, rephasy gel food. * Any new fish added to the tank? n/a * Any medications added to the tank? aquarium salt, api stress coat, api, melafix * List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. in feb, when nami first started bottom sitting and not eating, because of the open sores, I did alcohol swabs to kill the bacteria. I did this only about twice for only the new sores. Over the past couple months I have used a combination of melafix, pimafix, aquarium salt and stress. I also have done a anti-bac bath (7day process) from goldfishconnections and that helped a lot when nami had open sores. I started used melafix/pimafix again recently because I noticed some red streaks on his tail. His health has getting better, than dropping, which is why I haven't given up hope. He seems full of more strength at the moment and trying to swim rightside up, but it seems like the body weight is too much for him to lift himself up. However, he has grown very very little (a few .01ozs) in the past 5 months, compared to my other goldfish. * Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? - used to have grains of salt? previously when he was bottom sitting on his side, a few grains of sand would be embedded into his body. I removed them and removed the sand from the tank. Used to have sores and fungus on gills but that was healed after some time and through the anti bac bath. Currently has some (few) red streaks on tail and small amount of finrot on one corner of the tail. * Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc. Bottom side sitting for the past 5 months. Originally was not eating as much but now eats very well when dropped food near him. I am currently trying to upload a video, but will post one soon ; 3; ~ I don't want to give up hope on nami :C
  6. Ahh ok! Thank you so much! How long do you think it will take to cycle a tank with fish.
  7. Just wondering, what exactly is AC ;;; Also, thank you so much! what do you suggest I do when I upgrade to 40 and moving the filter media,because I will most likely use the 10, 29, and 40 when I move. EDIT: Oh wait..its AQUA CLEAR right hahahaha I would need a 70+50 AC to run a 40gal tank, and just a 70 one one the 29 is fine? So hooking up a 50 one right now, and just immediately moving that to the 40 gallon after the tank has been cycled, then adding a 70AC to thereafter, right? Or hooking up a 110 AC? Ahh sorry just clarifying
  8. Nitrite: 0 Nitrate: 0 Ph: 7.5 ( I use a microbe-lift ph buffer/stablizer every other waterchange) kh: I dont have a tester for kh :c Oh woops, I thought I had a 40 whisper , but I have a 20 hooked up to the bubble wand at the moment. I have an extra whisper 10 right now thought that I'm not using that I could hook up as well. Its the air pump. I've been using seachem prime with every water change. In my filter, I have the base sponge, and 2 bags of biomax. One size that came with the aquaclear 20 and one that came with the 70.
  9. Hi guys. I'm new here, but I've been on koko's for a little while. I'm having a problem! I had initially 2 baby fantails goldfish (roughly less than an inch big) in a 10 gallon tank for a while, and I that tank was cycled after a few months with the fish ;; Now they've grown to 3-4"+ each (head to tip of tail), and I brought a 29 gallon tank for them as well as 2 baby ryukin goldfish both about 1.5". For a filter, I got a Aquaclear 70 and a whisper with bubble wand 30 gal size. I put the filter media from the 10 gallon together with the 29 gallon, and I also discarded the carbon. I'm noticing that every 2 days the ammonia jumps 1ppm now. I'm not sure what to do, aside from 80% water changes daily. Any advice? D: . EDIT: I'm also moving in a few months, and I bought a 40gal as well while it was on the $1 a gallon sale, but I don't have it with me at the moment, and I can't set it up til after I move, which is around end of april.
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