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One of my mollys is thin and doing a shimmy
Posted on: 5/1/2017 21:07
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Last night I noticed one of my 4 Mollys didn't seem too good. Not moving around much, looked thin compared to rest and kept doing a shimmy or shiver .

I isolated it, fed it (it ate) and left it till the morning when it looked much more lively. When o got back home I reintroduced it thinking maybe it had missed out on some food but again it's seems lethargic, slow and doing a shimmy.

I've watching him for ages to try and spot any illness or parasite but other than looking like an empty belly I cannot see anything.

My water tests are all within safe limits and I'm changing 3rd water ever week. All my other stock are fine.

Video here https://youtu.be/coAo0KXUbOc


Re: One of my mollys is thin and doing a shimmy
Posted on: 5/1/2017 21:59
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My water is currently;

NO3 20
NO2 0-0.2
PH 7-7.5
KH 30
GH 120-130


Re: One of my mollys is thin and doing a shimmy
Posted on: 6/1/2017 10:31
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Have you a test result for ammonia please? Also what size is the tank? What stock is in there? How long has the tank been set up?


Re: One of my mollys is thin and doing a shimmy
Posted on: 6/1/2017 22:01
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Hi Fishlady, it's been running over 4 months now

85litre
5 neon
5 cloud minnow
4 molly
4 guppy

Canister filter heater

Java moss and other live plants

Ammonia reads 0.0-0.1


Re: One of my mollys is thin and doing a shimmy
Posted on: 9/1/2017 8:07
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Came down this morning and it was curled over on the bottom of the tank not moving. I removed to separate tank and it moved a bit, don't think it will last the day.


Re: One of my mollys is thin and doing a shimmy
Posted on: 11/1/2017 18:35
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It didn't make it :(






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