Is this HITH?

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askhammatt replied the topic: Re: Is this HITH?

welcome to the forum!

alot of staff in local fish stores give HORRIBLE advice, we have alot of experience of that here!

you need to go by nikkis advice and i would say you NEED an external canister filter and drop you stock down to just the 1 oscar in the tank and then start your new water change routine.

keep us updated and good luck

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lazerchick replied the topic: Re: Is this HITH?

Thanks for the welcome :) I only wish I knew about this site earlier :( I feel like such a bad mum but I am determined to get my guy healthy again.

I have rehomed the bigger Oscar for the time being and put all of the other fish and yabbies into my smaller tank so now the sick little guy is all on his lonesome. I've done 3 water changes since my first post and he seems to be really improving. He's breathing better and lying down a lot less.

I will look into getting a canister filter, don't know much about them but I will have a look around and maybe pick one up this week. I know I will have to get a bigger tank too so I can eventually reunite my oscars.

I have another question that may seem dumb but I need to know. Since I'm changing my water 50% every 3 days, should I be cleaning out my filters this often too? It's just that it doesn't look like it's got much sludge in there and I'm a bit worried about removing too much of the good bacteria.

Thanks so much for everyone's help, I really appreciate it & I'm learning a lot.
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cebosound replied the topic: Re: Is this HITH?

take on the Hith as a challenge!

You can turn things around!

Waterchange, Waterchange, waterchange... till your knuckles are bleeding. ;) :lol:

Good luck! :cheer:

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Matt replied the topic: Re: Is this HITH?

cebosound wrote: Waterchange, Waterchange, waterchange... till your knuckles are bleeding. ;) :lol:


New signature lol, I like that mantra

cebosound wrote: Waterchange, Waterchange, waterchange... till your knuckles are bleeding. ;) :lol:

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