Oscar death unexplain

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Hi My oscar died this morning. So sad :( , but I would want to know what caused it though? My oscar was curved shape when he died. Here are the water parameters:
[/URL.] It is kind blurry though. I think it was
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: around 5ppm
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jmunroe replied the topic: Re:Oscar death unexplain

Sorry to hear he died. It happens sometimes. Any visible marks on the head. He may have startled in the night and dashed head long into the side of the tank. Sometimes leaves no marks.

Go do a water change - the solution to pollution is dilution.
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DRACO replied the topic: Re:Oscar death unexplain

yeah... i feel bad hearing that news but that is part of the hobby...
i have lost a lot of them...
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Yeah it was unusual. My oscar was fine the day before. thanks for the condolences.
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No visible marks.
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DRACO replied the topic: Oscar death unexplain

i lost my huge flowerhorn without any sign of injury,
however, when my niece tried to clean it, she noticed
that the headbone was broken...

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DRACO wrote: i lost my huge flowerhorn without any sign of injury,
however, when my niece tried to clean it, she noticed
that the headbone was broken...

Wow! I am surprise how common it is.
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