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Old 11-16-2009, 01:00 AM   #1 
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Heat makes him lethargic D:

Yes, so, I recently got a heater for Strawberry's tank. For about a month or two before he didn't have one and so his tank was always at 68F or so. Yeah, I know, bad >>; But he appeared perfectly fine. Always swimming happily, showing off his fins,eating fine, never lethargic...

I just put in the heater less than a week ago and now all of sudden he seems.....sad. Although he still eats, his fins seem clamped and he just floats around near the top of the tank most of the time (I don't think he has SBD). The water is at a constant 78F now. Sort of blowing bubbles, but never huge nests like when the water was colder. Should I lower the temp to 72 or 74 and see how he does with that?

So what's up?
I'd appreciate opinions.
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Old 11-16-2009, 07:47 AM   #2 
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that sounds odd, maybe hes just needing some more time to acclimate to it
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Old 11-16-2009, 08:25 AM   #3 
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I agree with Christina. Maybe the temperature chanegd too quickly. I would try lowering the temperature, as you said, and raising it a degree every day or two until it is where you originally set it. She how he does then and keep us updated.

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Okay, I'll do that!
thanks guys!
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