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    Thread: Koi Floating on Side Help

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      Koi Floating on Side Help

      Hi All,

      Im new to keeping Koi. I have 10 Koi in a 3000L setup for a few months. One of the Koi just started floating on its side, its still breathing normal but not attempting to swim.

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      Please answer some questions. What are the pH, ammonia, nitrite readings? Have you added new fish in the last 2 months? Were they quarantined and if so, how? What is the water temp?
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      Is that lice on the fins?
      My opinions in ER and on this forum are mine only. Use my advice at your own discretion.

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      As our temperatures are increasing, yours may be falling. I don't have a clue what your temperature levels are, but laying over is fairly common when the water temperature falls to 40F/4C. I would think the time is a little too soon for that low of temperatures, but not familiar with your temperature ranges.

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