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Sick goldfish…need help fast


Jim

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Had 15 goldfish for a few months, then about a week ago they started hanging out on the bottom of the 20 gallon tank and only have a few left. 
I changed about 50% of the water twice, had the water tested the other day and it is fine the temp in the tank is around 68-70. 
No idea why our goldfish suddenly stopped swimming around and started hanging out on the bottom of the tank not moving. They have been dying 1-2 a day and we have tried several things to try to get them to respond!
Any ideas???

Please also email me at..  honeoyefalls21@gmail.com
as this is a time sensitive issue!!

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Hi Jim, I’m sorry to hear your fish are struggling! We need a lot more details about what’s going on to help, pictures of some of the affected fish, both sick a passed if you have them, and please give me a good description of the environment around the tank. Poisoning from cleaning supplies or the water source is not uncommon with this sort of die off.

 

Please test your older tank water and tap source and fill this out as completely as possible. I’ll do my best to assist.

Test Results for the Following:

* Ammonia Level(Tank)

* Nitrite Level(Tank)

* Nitrate level(Tank)

* Ammonia Level(Tap)

* Nitrite Level(Tap)

* Nitrate level(Tap)

* Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) 

* Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)

Other Required Info:

* Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops?

* Water temperature?

* Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running?

* What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)?

* How often do you change the water and how much?

* How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change?

* How many fish in the tank and their size?

* What kind of water additives or conditioners?

* What do you feed your fish and how often?

* Any new fish added to the tank?

* Any medications added to the tank?

* List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank.Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment.

* Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus?

* Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.?

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20 hours ago, Jim said:

Had 15 goldfish for a few months, then about a week ago they started hanging out on the bottom of the 20 gallon tank and only have a few left. 
I changed about 50% of the water twice, had the water tested the other day and it is fine the temp in the tank is around 68-70. 
No idea why our goldfish suddenly stopped swimming around and started hanging out on the bottom of the tank not moving. They have been dying 1-2 a day and we have tried several things to try to get them to respond!
Any ideas???

Please also email me at..  honeoyefalls21@gmail.com
as this is a time sensitive issue!!

If you can please fill out the forum.

We dont help by email as all of us are just trying to help when we can. 

Plus you get more advice by posting it here so everyone can see and help you. 

:welcome 

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