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Thread: HELP!!!! bought a colony of firefish and they wont gain weight

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    Exclamation HELP!!!! bought a colony of firefish and they wont gain weight

    I bought a colony of 8 firefish 1male 7female,
    females were skinny i thought maybe they just held or stress
    but they dont seem to be gaining weight iv lost the male and 1 female
    they are all active and eat very well always hungry
    ill feed twice aday but still not gaining
    i dont know what to do
    should i feed more? could there be some sort of parasite?
    please any advise could help i dont want to lose these fish

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    If fish are eating well, but not gaining any weight, there may be an internal parasite....... Are the feces long white and stringy....? "Jungle" has a few products for internal parasites - one being a food pellet.
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    im not sure about the feces havnt seen one yet but ill look for white feces
    and thank you for the advise on the jungle products

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