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Megladoras Irwini shedding skin???
Topic Started: Aug 27 2009, 02:41 AM (969 Views)
Datnoid Man
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Hello all. As I was handfeeding my 2 5'' tyretrack eels I noticed my 4'' megladoras irwini shedding his skin. Is this normal?? My P.H is 7.2, ammonia is 0. Tankmates are: oxydoras niger, jaguar catfish, 2 tyretrack eels, ntt datnoids, indo datnoid, silverarowana, redhooks, silverdollars, geophagus jurupari, green severum. Tank is 150.
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Eoibio
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^^selling all his predators ^^
Hmm..Ive heard this before...apparently it is the slime coat hardening and falling off...im not 100% and I dont think it is good for the fish..
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Datnoid Man
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ok hope someone else can help
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Will
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MeAtSpInNiNg ByOtCh
What are your nitrates? A tank with that stocking looks like it needs a lot of water changes.
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Datnoid Man
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P.H :7.2
Ammonia is at 0
Temp 76-78
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Verse 34k
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Kohaku Koi
again, what are your nitrAtes? we need all your parameters, not just some

that means ammonia, nitrAte and nitrIte.

shedding skin/slime coat is usually caused from poor water parameters.
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Datnoid Man
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How do I check , nitrAte and nitrIte.

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Verse 34k
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Kohaku Koi
you get a test kit
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Datnoid Man
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yeah like 15 dollars
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Kohaku Koi
a pretty small price to pay for healthy fish
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