How to help my new clownfish

Discussion in 'Reef Fishes' started by Chels, Apr 25, 2018.

  1. Chels


    Apr 25, 2018
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    Hi so I have cycled my tank all my water levels are great and so is my salinity I just added a black and white and a percula clownfish yesterday I acclimated them correctly but this morning they are breathing heavy and laying at the bottom what do I do I don’t know if they dying or stressed out I tried turning my Powerhead off for a few min it didn’t seem to help the crabs and polyps I have are doing great and there are no spots on the clownfish are they ok???

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  2. Chels


    Sep 9, 2017
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    Breathing heavy is usually a sign of distress, especially if they are on the bottom. How long has your tank been running? How many lbs of live rock do you have? What test kit are you using?
    Jesterrace, Apr 27, 2018
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