Well since as I refound the forum again I have a new update, we have lost my red zebra, the rustys I had have bred like mad and I moved some more ontomy dads friends tank although I don't think that will be happening any more based on the state of his tank.
However I did get 3 new fish about 6 days ago and they are awesome 1 was a supprise which turned outtobe the fish I wanted without realising till I got it home! Time to wall of text you guys with a story regarding the new fish and dads friend.
I found a new to me store near called "Maidenhead Aquatics" didn't know we had a chain nearby but we do YAAAAAAAY!!!! So dad said we could go and I would get us 2 or 3 new fish depending on the state of their tanks and if i like what they are doing.
Needless to say I do like what they are doing so I selected 3 fish, 1x OB Trewavasae, 1x Greshakei and what I wanted but didn't realise I had actually selected 1x Perspicax.
Now onto my dads friend, while I was waiting to be assisted my dads friend turned to me and said "ooooo I want that OB its nice looking and the other little one u wanted!" I was now horrified incase he got them in a bag before I could!!
Howeverhe then followed on with "well I decided not to because 2 of the rustys you gave me have popeye again...."
Yes when I can I do water changes in his tank, but I have my own tank to take care of and don't wanna pass anything between our tanks. He isn't hugely steady on his feet, has next to no muscle mass so cant walk too far without having to hold onto his legs for support....
Sigh my baby rustys this is now the 3rd or 4th time that 2 have had popeye in his tank, they never get w/c unless I do it but im busy with work, my own tank, my leopard gecko and life in general. He used to keep loads of tank when he was younger but since he retired he totally neglects his tank cus he just physically cannot do maintenance on it, hes also of the age where his knowledge is now lacking andhe thinks that nitrates must just disappear I dunno. Sigh I feel guilty for all his tank the original fish he got are used to the conditions slowly as it got worse but obviously my baby rustys arnt hence the reoccurring popeye.
I don't know what to do I cant get him to regularly w/c as he cant and his wife is actually scared of fish. However now I know the extent of his water quality my fish will from now on be finding better homes that arnt with him.
Wall of txt complete, please have a tea and a nap to resume the rest of your day if you can pick your jaw up from the floor with what I have just told you regarding the state of his tank.