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YoYo loach dying, please help!

Posted By: Dre <vacance@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thursday, 19 June 2003, at 4:57 p.m.

Hi all,

I've had my tank for about 3 1/2 years now without too many problems (33gal., 80W lighting for my Amazon Swords set on timers, a Tronic 100W heater, and a 304 Hagen Fluval Filter). Anyways, I've recently lost my prized YOYO (6" long, bought 3 years ago). I only had the one left(bought like 6 month ago), so I went to the LFS and got 3 remaining ones. Only about a month after the death of my oldest YoYo, my second oldest is having the same symptoms.

SYMTOMS: No external wounds, markings or dots. Seems to be gasping for air and gills seem to be redish, but no quite sure that's the problem. Lies around and doesn't eat. has trouble swimming like he's disoriented and has no energy. This has been going on for a whole week and getting worst! He actually looks dead at some times, until I notice that he's still bre