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Purchased sm. Opaline Gourmai approx. 10 days ago. Is sick

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Purchased sm. Opaline Gourmai approx. 10 days ago. Is sick has been in QT tank since I got her. Bought her because store was letting others try to kill her!!!!!! Given her everything I can Think of!!!!! At wits end!!! Help!!!!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years and a fish keeper over 40+ years.

Can you tell me what symptoms she is showing?

Is the QT tank newly set up?

What is size of Tank?

Have you checked water quality?

What is the Ammonia, Nitrites, Nitrates and Ph?

What type of test kit are you using?

What type of medications are you loosing?

Any blood in the fins or around the Gils?