Re: NANFA-L-- Fish Kill- Anyone have any ideas?

Peter Unmack (peter.lists at)
Sun, 15 May 2005 10:03:27 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 15 May 2005, Jeff Grabarkiewicz wrote:

> In addition, the 10 or so fish that I salvaged and transferred to a
> bucket look OK today. I should mention that the bucket was filled with
> slightly aged tap water, not tank water.

What you describe sounds like a water quality issue to me. When was the
last time you did a water change? How often and how much do you change
your water? What was your pH? The fact that the fish lived that were put
in different water essentially excludes the possibility of disease. Did
anyone spray anything anywhere in the house like insecticide, cleaner
stuff, hair spray, air freshner etc? Pumps will suck that stuff into fish
tanks which can screw your fish up. There must have been something fairly
bad that triggered this within the last few days to a week.

It really sucks when something like that happens.

Peter Unmack
Salt River, Arizona
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