Re: [RML] P. connieae

Larry Stein (lstein at
Tue, 08 Jul 1997 13:34:53 -0400

I can not figure where copper would have gotten in the tank... I am using a
10 gallon grow out tank which has a few other small fish in it and non of
them has had any wierd behavior. In any case I will do a 50% water change
tonight and see if this helps.

Larry Stein

At 10:53 PM 7/8/1997 +1000, you wrote:
>Larry, I have seen this in this species before and from memory it was due
>to residual copper in the tank from a treatment of previous inhabitants
>bhansen at
>> From: Larry Stein <lstein at>
>> To: rainbowfish at
>> Subject: [RML] P. connieae
>> Date: Tuesday, 8 July 1997 20:57
>> I recently recieved a pair of P. Connieae and the female has had some of
>> the most strange behavior. She seems to be swimming in circles very
>> and all over the place, and diving into the bottom of the tank.
>> She looks like she is wearing herself out. Any idea if this is normal.
>> The other fish in the same tank seem to be fine.