Platy Breathing Heavy

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Platy Breathing Heavy

Postby fantails » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:55 pm

I have a new Platy but he is breathing heavy is there anything that can be done for him??

My ammonia 0, nitrite 0, nitrate < 10, PH 7.5, KH 5, GH 8 40g tank

One Angle Fish, 15 Harlequin Rasboras, 3 male Platys. Two of the plays are good only this one.
He is at the bottom mostly moves very slowly.
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Re: Platy Breathing Heavy

Postby Carylnz » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:47 am

Hard to say. It may have been damaged when being caught, or transported, so taking a little more time to recover. It could also be bullying from the other 2 male platys and he is trying top stay out of their way.
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