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  1. C

    Fish with swimbladder issue now has a round belly

    Hello everyone, I need quick help on what to do next. I have a blue electric ram. His swimbladder stopped working and he just sat on the bottom of the tank. Still swimming to eat but nothing else. After learning it could just be an infection that can be cured I aperstes him into a humin salt...
  2. R

    Guppy with swollen belly and yellow/white patch

    I noticed my guppy had a swollen belly and on closer look at the front there’s is a yellow/white patch on it. Anyone know what this is and how I can help him. Ammonia and nitrates are 0 Nitrates is 6 Ph is 7.6 Tank is 100 litres
  3. G

    Fat bellied Mollies make the world go round

    Hey guys! I have recently encountered a problem in my planted breeder tank. My mollie mama looks pregnant constantly even after giving birth and her fry ate coming out with swollen bellies. I caught a video of some sort of white worm in the tank as well. I know they have worms but I can't figure...
  4. F

    Diseases in Betta

    Hello, Can anyone identify the disease/disorder in these betta fishes? They have swollen stomachs (please see attached photos) which is strange. But their behavior seems very normal. They are eating well and actively swimming. No fin rot or any other issues. The swollen stomach seems weird...
  5. K

    Swollen leopard danios? Or pregnant?

    Hello all! I woke up this morning and noticed some of my leopard danios look swollen and one is even swimming slightly tilted to the right. I’ve had my tank for about 7 weeks now and I did a water change this past Saturday. I also placed at the time of water change API aquarium salt as I was...
  6. D

    Swollen Belly Glofish

    Hello everyone! I was hoping to get some help with my sons glofish. They were given to him for Christmas 2018 and everything has been okay until now. They appear to have very swollen bellies. A petco employee recommended Microbe Lift Artemiss- 1ml/ day for ten days. I have reached day ten and...
  7. V

    My Zebra Danio has a chunk missing? scab?

    Hi. I straight away i want to say I am not great with all the measurements like pH and all. but.. Few weeks age my danio was hiding away and rocking side to side. Then, it suddenly starred swimming around with other fish and swimming around alot. However his colour went pale. The moment he got...
  8. S


    Hi Guys :) Slightly concerned about my Platy. I’ve had her for a good two years now, and she seems fine at the moment, but have noticed her belly has recently gotten ‘bigger’. I moved her into my 200 litre tank 3 days ago. Her eating and swimming habits haven’t changed and her scales and gills...
  9. shikarii

    Glo Tetra bloated

    Currently have 5 glo tetras in a 10 gallon tank. Ive had the tank for a year and a half. Water levels are fine, I noticed my yellow one is extremely bloated, the others are fine. Any advice on how to fix this? He eats and swims normally.
  10. B

    Betta belly swells a LOT after feeding...

    I started feeding Neo every other day because I noticed his belly gets very swollen. I also feed him a very tiny bit as I know their stomachs are about the size of his eye. I feed him only frozen bloodworms, he hates dry food or pellets. I hold it in my hand until it melts then drop it into the...
  11. M

    Help = I think my fish is poorly, I don't know what to do....

    Hello I have a fresh water goldfish, whose belly is swollen, it's not swimbladder, as he's not floating or sinking. his scales are protruding and his eyes seem quite big. He also has some black marking on his underside. I've looked at my books and on the internet and at various pictures, but it...
  12. N

    Please Help!

    Please help! I have a beautiful 8" long pangasius who I've had for three years. She is my pride and joy and the first thing people notice when they walk in to my house.   Lately she has been getting a little bit podgy looking (I just thought it was the fact that my boyfriend likes to hand feed...