Alot of small tetras like neons and cardinals suffocate from even minor invasions of parasites like ich and velvet before you can detect it by clogging their gills. All you do is raise the temp, cover all sides of the tank, keep the light out, treat with medication. A heavy handed dose of water conditioners that promote extra body slime will do the same quicker. Some pet stores squirt enough in the bag to dechlorinate a small lake 😒 buy the biggest fish that look like they’ve been in the store long enough to recuperate from shipping. Get at least 6.
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Neon Tetras (Paracheirodon innesi) are one of the most popular tetras
My tetra was perfectly fine until this morning when i woke up. He looks really skinny and his scales look as if they are wasting away. He seems very fragile and wont move and is just sitting on the bottom. He is away from thebother fish in a big plastic jug now.
What is wrong with him?
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