Please Help sick fish

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Please Help sick fish

Post by chiclid95 » Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:26 am

Hi there I was just wondering if anyone had any suggestions?? My fish has been acting very strange lately, the intertior of his mouth seems to be black or deep red also his face seems to be swollen, he hangs out at the top of the tank and seems to have a problem stabalizing himself. His tail floats up to the top of the water pointing his face towards the bottom of the tank which is very odd to the norm of what i have seen in a sick fish? Also some of his fins are really beat up any suggestions?

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Re: Please Help sick fish

Post by Pam Chin » Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:56 pm

Hi chiclid,

Its really hard to diagnose fish when you can see them in person. You have decide if your fishes quality of life is not what it should be, and if it isn't then it may be necessary to euthanize. Any time you see visible sores, discoloration, split fins and staying at the top of the tank, it does not sound good.

I am sorry I cannot be of more help.

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