Our fresh water tank is just four weeks old and currently hosts 14 lambchop rasboras, 4 neon tetras, 4 Zebra Loaches, 2 Chinese algea eaters, 3 ghost shrimps and 1 amano shrimp. Tank capacity is 30 gallons. Temp. Is maintained at 75, ph is 7.2, 0 ammonia, nitrate, nitrite. We change 15 - 20 % of water every two days as it is still new set up. We feed small quantities thrice a day. There is lot od hiding place, natural plants, drift woods, some amount of white algea on th glass. We also drop algea cakes thrice a week.
This is our first ever water tank : but i wonder where we are going wrong! I do appreciate
1. I noticed 1 tetra and 1 rasboro dead half eaten.
2. For no reason one amano fish is dead and turned ibto bubblegum pink at the bottom of the tank.
3. Today morning my daughter stepped on something which turned out tobe one of my amanos!! Now I notice that last amano shrimp is lurking near the filter tube on top. Could that be next?!
My water level is a bit high. I have plants going to the tank top, but now i have trimmed them.
Has anybody had similar problem?
Thanks, appreciate your time