Why Do Fish Stay at Top of Tank?

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Fish tend to stay at the top of a tank due to lack of enough oxygen. This is an indication that the fish are gasping for breath. Improving water circulation could solve this problem.
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It depends. One good reason is, there's not enough bacteria in the tank. You may need to buy a simple decoration that requires an air pump to blow bubbles in it. It looks cool, but
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1. Mix a solution with one-half cup of white vinegar diluted with one-half gallon of water. Fill a spray bottle with the solution. 2. Spray the calcium deposits with your vinegar
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You're going give more information. 1.What type of fish is it? 2. How big is the aquarium? 3.What are your water parameters (including temperature) 4.Does your filter provide a lot
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