Dying S.A. Cichlids
I have a 55 gal. tank that I set up in March, cycled with 4 black tetras and added 3 Rams and 3 A.cacatuoides.
Recently they have started dying.
The symtoms are the same, full belly as if pregnant (1 was a male), no scales protruding and in a couple of days, they die.
I have hard water so I buy water at the local supermarket for water changes using 50/50.
I do a 15 gallon water change every 5 days and the water tests ideal.
Because I don't see scales protruding, I don't suspect Dropsy.