Seahorse with porblems


Thank you very much for your reply. My girl is a dwarf. My tank is a hexagon 5 gallons. I have a biowheel filter, and heater. My girl had a tank mate (actually 2- one scooly blenny, and a pearl jawfish. I got the blenny from I place that I don’t think I will be getting anything from there anymore because I lost 3 fish from them -only one was in the little tank). The tank was set up for almost 2 months before I added the seahorse (I had the pearl fish there only). Temperature of 73F, I have being checkinh pH, alkalinity, ammonia, nitrate, nitrite and everything was fine until the fish died and the nitrate elevated a little. The seahorse was still doing fine and 4-5 days after (doing water changes everyother day, no cleaning filter) I noticed she started to breath heavier. I changed the water again, and this morning she was worst, so I took her to the petshop I work for and set her up in a tank there. She was still not completely stable, but better than her tank here. I had my tank medicated with malafix for 3 days after my blenny died. If she is better tomorrow I will keep her at work until everything here stabilized. I tested the water in my little tank and still the levels of nitrate needs to go down a little. I’m also adding live bacteria, dechlorinating water (everything I do mith my bigger tank). The little side note is that I gor my girl from this petshop which I lost 3 fish in a row. She was fine for the past 3-4 weeks, eating very well live and frozen food.
Again, Thank you very much for your advise.

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