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goldfish swimming strangely
« on: January 08, 2010, 04:49:19 PM »

my goldfish seems to be swimming nose down and almost flipping onto its back it has the strength the now to get its self upright but seems to be struggling anyone any advice on what to do?
Re: goldfish swimming strangely
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2010, 11:00:38 PM »

Sounds like it could be a problem with its swim bladders. Swim bladder problems can be caused by bacterial infections so try a fish medication with antibacterial properties to see if helps. These medications can be purchased in the aquarium section of many pet stores. Gluck
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Re: goldfish swimming strangely
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010, 09:26:08 AM »

what kind of pellet do you have? sinking or floating? if floating that is the main reason.. they swallow more oxygen when they searching for a food..
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