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Congo Tetras

Discussion in 'Disease and Illness' started by peterhill26, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. peterhill26

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    Hi all I have 3 Congo Tetras I have had them for 2 years now they are with a community of tropical fish Discus etc in a 5ft tank but what I see with them now the 3 of them are facing the back of the tank and at the top of the water where before they were always swimming side to side across the length of the tank they don't seem to eat now to. All my Tests of the water are Normal.
    Also all the other fish in the tank are great.
    Can any one tell me what could be wrong if anything.
    Thanking you all Peter.
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    Congos can be highly susceptible to ammonia levels but if your tests are clear then that must be ruled out. Did you always have 3? pretty odd number for any tetra species, the larger the group, the happier they are normally.
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    Hi Greg Yes always had 3 for 2 years
    But today day one of them died there is no markings on them to cause a problem.
    So i dont know what next to do an less you can tell me.
    Thanks Peter.
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    Sorry Peter, I've got nothing else for you with so little info. Wish I could offer more :(
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    Thank you for your info
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    congo's like lots of flow, have the temps been raised in the tank if so then add a powerhead etc to up the flow but don't batter the Discus !

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