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40G Breeder
Water parameters great (0 ammonia 0 nitrite 10 nitrate)
Weekly 16G water changes
Moderately planted
Tank mates....3 Black Phantom Tetras, 2 Ottos, 2 Amano Shrimp
I feed a variety of food (frozen blood worms, flake food, all kinds of pellets) He seems ravenous yet spits everything out? This behavior is going on 2 wks? He is getting really skinny.......any advice?
 

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Never let fish act weird for two weeks before asking for help.
Many fish diseases will kill off fish in less than 2 days.

How long have you had the fish?
 

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Thanx for advice........hmmm ended up going to my fave LFS on Sunday and bought 3 more Pearls. The minute I introduced them into my tank.....my Pearl instantly perked up, came out of hiding to greet his new buddies. He is be-bopping around the tank with his new "family" and best of all he is eating with enthusiasm! Maybe he was just plain old lonely?
 

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Medicated flake food from Angelsplus.com has worked well for me if fishes are eating.
They offer two or three kind's of medicated food's.
Meds work better if you can get the fish to eat the medicated food's.
If I suspected parasites or any other pathogen bacterial or otherwise,last thing I would do is introduce more fish to the system.
Good way to wind up with whole tank of sick fishes.
 

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Thanx for all advice.....I usually quarantine.....this time I was just plain lazy about setting up my 10G for QT.....but this was where I got my original Gourami from. No problems......just a waiting game.......
 
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