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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The water's pH is a level of its acidity on a 0-14.0 scale. 7.0, the center of the scale, is considered neutral, which is the typical pH level found in most freshwater aquariums.
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I agree with Carol, you need an airstone, the poor guys are starving for air. Nonetheless, I have to ask, how are they swimming? is it in circles or across the aquarium? If it is
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For snails to do well in your tanks, the water chemistry must be on the hard side because they need calcium to build their shells. If you are able to soften the water, maybe by adding
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