Emergency: Help Needed with Ray (sticky)

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Jack Dempsey
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Info on Ray Emergency/Help needed (Sticky Thread)


Before you begin filling out questions, please do the following:
(to resolve most problems, they can or will consist of doing just this action first)


A. Take at least 2 cups of water out of your tank and set aside.
B. Do 30% water change
C. Test water twice
......................first time with the two cups you took out
......................second, test water now in the tank after you have completed your water change….
Write info down. You will need this info for us to help you better.
Now after doing the above actions, when posting a thread looking for help or have you an emergency, please fill out the following information to inform us how to help you better. We here are stingray keepers and with as much information as we can gather, the better we can assist.


Fill in info:

Problem you are having:
1.


Water conditions
2. What type of test kit are you using?
3. Old and New water: Readings are?
..............................OLD ........./........ NEW
PH-
Ammonia-
Nitrite-
Nitrate-
4. Water temp?
5. What is your water change schedule (how often and how much)


Tank setup info:
6. Type and depth of substrate?
7. How long has your tank been set up?
8. Method of aeration of water
9. When was the last time you cleaned tank and substrate?
10. What size tank do you have? (gallons/liters and footprint)
11. What type of filtration are you using in your tank?
Please post picture of your tank ray is housed in. (if able, this helps us see your tank set up and rays living conditions)


Tankmates and general info :
12. Tankmates and size of tankmates?
13. What and how often do the ray(s) eat and last time fed?
14. How long have you been keeping rays?
15. How old are your ray(s) and sex (age, male or female)?
16. How big is your ray(s)?
Please copy and post this information when asking for assistance. This will help us help you solve any/most issues you may be having and save time asking all this info. It is important you fill out as much information you can, so we may help you faster and get the care your ray(s) need asap.
 

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Jack Dempsey
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What do you guys think.
Johno27 and I, along with info from other members worked on this to try and gather as much info as we can get when people need help with their rays...
We are hoping they will make it a sticky
 

juneblood3

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yea man itll be a lot more efficient that way. It wont take 25 posts to find out whats going on in someones tank now. they need one of these for every sub-forum. lol
 
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Jack Dempsey
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well lets hope they make it a sticky.. that way it can be up-top and people an see and use it to get us info fast and more efficiently....
 

johno27

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I like how you did the layout it looks very nice :)

And a big thumbs up to you and all the other ray forum junkies who had input in this

I think this can help a lot of people/Rays and hope it can be made into a sticky
 

yodaLBC

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Great idea! Good to see the forum being put to use the way it supposed to be....... No one can help us but us.....Respect!
 

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Jack Dempsey
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johno27;4717328; said:
I like how you did the layout it looks very nice :)

And a big thumbs up to you and all the other ray forum junkies who had input in this

I think this can help a lot of people/Rays and hope it can be made into a sticky

well you had a good idea johno27..

and yea, thanks to all who helped put this together..
hope they see it and make into a sticky for us..
would make a great addition to all the sticky info we have already.
 

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Jack Dempsey
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bump
 

KING1307

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nice! lovin the fact this actually got done, wasnt all talk and no walk haha. Good work guys!
 
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