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Re: Stripped Down Tank (Long)

>Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 12:53 +0800
>Subject: Stripped Down Tank (Long)
>From: Kenny Song <kensong at pc_jaring.my>
>To: Aquatic Plants Mailing List <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
>>Fish gulping for air is always serious. Siamese algae eaters (I presume
>>that is what you mean by "Siamese suckers"?) seem to need lots of oxygen
>>they will be the first to gasp.
>Yes, I think so too, but I never saw them gasp. When I found them, they
>were already dead. Incidently, they had something that looked like hair
>algae stuck to their gills. Those are found on some driftwood. Any ideas? 

Every time I read wood in the same sentence with dead fish in a tank that's
been set up less than a year or so, I think the same thing.

Pull the wood and smell it.  If it smells rotten, it's probably your

David W. Webb
Live-Foods Digest administrator
live-foods at actwin_com