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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-26-2019, 03:12 PM Thread Starter
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RIP No Name (aka Clint)

Iím kind of in shock.

Yesterday evening, No Name was buzzing around as usual. Eating enthusiastically.
Hottest day of the year, but that obviously didnít affect him.

This morning, he was dead.
His tummy looked Ďgently roundedí but no sign of bloat or dropsy.

Everyone else in the tank (1 nerite, 10 ember tetras, 2 amano) is flourishing, and water parameters are spot on. So is temperature.

:(

Iím not seeing any reason for his death. Maybe he was just destined to die young.

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70litre tank: (Kham) mature setup; betta, purple rasboras, amano and wood shrimp. Heavily planted.
22litre cube tank: (Tagawa); betta, 1 amano, yellow dwarf shrimp. Pond snails and 1 assassin. Heavily planted.
57litre cube tank: ember tetras, 2 amano, 1 nerite, pond snails, 1 assassin, doing his thing. Heavily planted.
200litre tank; honey gourami, cherry barbs, green neons, otocinclus, nerites, pond snails, amano. Heavily planted.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-26-2019, 03:17 PM
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Sorry about Clint.

Sometimes they just die; no rhyme nor reason. I've had the same happen to many times to count. No warning, no symptoms.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-26-2019, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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Here he is last week, just before a water change, after he had knocked his Ammonia Alert off. The little pest.
The hornwort was taking over! Lol.


And this was last night, sadly with him out of shot.

70litre tank: (Kham) mature setup; betta, purple rasboras, amano and wood shrimp. Heavily planted.
22litre cube tank: (Tagawa); betta, 1 amano, yellow dwarf shrimp. Pond snails and 1 assassin. Heavily planted.
57litre cube tank: ember tetras, 2 amano, 1 nerite, pond snails, 1 assassin, doing his thing. Heavily planted.
200litre tank; honey gourami, cherry barbs, green neons, otocinclus, nerites, pond snails, amano. Heavily planted.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-26-2019, 03:25 PM
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I so very sorry to hear about Clint. Sudden death in betta is something that happens and no reason can be given for it.
I know he had the very best care.
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