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I think something must be wrong in my aquarium.
I lost a dwarf flame gourami yesterday, his head was very dark and one pupil one green.

And today one of the tetras isnt looking to flash.
He cant swim much and when he does its either straight up or down, doing twists n such. Looks like he is gasping for air.
And has lost alot of colour in one section of his body.
I got some okay pics.
ph is about 6.9

You can see what i mean by swimming vertically, and the loss of colour.

 

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Have you tested your water parameters?... This is the first thing I would do.

The second thing I would do is a water change.

Your Neons may have Neon Tetra diesease... http://freshaquarium.about.com/cs/disease/p/neondisease.htm

Gasping for air is a lack of oxygen in the water. Make sure your temp is not over 80 degrees & make sure the water is not over saturated with C02 (if being used). Hooking up a bubbler or causing more surface agitation will help.
 

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That sounds spot on,
I have noticed him not hanging with the others.

Well 2 actually, there is another tetra, not much red colouration, how ever there is patches of it up near the rib cage which is silver in the others.
No c02 is used, I have an air pump on now.
The water is slightly under 80 degrees.
Ps, he is dead
 

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Now a guppy is gone, I noticed her one morning hovering below the surface and she didnt eat, their was a weird white substance around her mouth and she could not move it, It would just stay open, even once dead.

Now My shark isnt looking the best.

There must be something seriously wrong!
 

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im about to start doing that tomorrow.

Shark is gone.
everyone elce looks okay.


And yes, the chooks are fine atm..
 
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