my sick jackdempseyy!!!!

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  1. shorkkkkkeyyyyy

    shorkkkkkeyyyyy Plankton

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  3. aw1447

    aw1447 Montipora Capricornis

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    If thats the bottom of the tank, it looks like he's close to dying..

    But your problem is, you need to switch that tank to saltwater!!! Haha




    kidding.
     
  4. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That looks very bad. You need to test your ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and pH and fast. Please post the numbers.
     
  5. DustinB32

    DustinB32 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Definitely test water parameters. How long have you had him? What do you feed him?
     
  6. mitch303

    mitch303 Astrea Snail

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    that fish looks like it is going to die
     
  7. shorkkkkkeyyyyy

    shorkkkkkeyyyyy Plankton

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    my jack died

    Alright man I will . I had him for two, he died today. But I went back to petsmart and they gave me a new one . The fish I have are 1jackdempsey,1convict,1green terror. Also today I toook out all me decorations I had and put new in ill post. New pics :D
     
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  9. Hydronaut

    Hydronaut Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Are you planning on upgrading to a bigger tank in the very near future? Else I would say get rid of the GT and Dempsey, as both are much too big for a 20 gal. If you want to keep all three, get a 55gal at the very least, but preferably a 75gal. You may also face aggression issues between the Dempsey and the GT as they get older.


    Also, just curious, what are you current water parameters? (temp, nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, Ph, etc)
     
  10. gfoot2000

    gfoot2000 Flamingo Tongue

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    i thought your green terror was the one beeing whipped by the jack dempsy
     
  11. Tay

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    my jack dempsey was doing this and he died not long after this... :( i miss him but i couldnt save him in time. good luck
     
  12. VPBassist

    VPBassist Bristle Worm

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    I couldn't see the video so I can't tell you whats wrong but if you really have them in a 20g tank you need to get rid of the fish right away. Both the JD and GT will grow to a foot. You for sure need at least a 55g tank. The convict can be kept in a 20g long but I'd suggest a 29g. Best of luck.