Fish with curve spine

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I have 1 fish with a curved spine what should I do?
 

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how often do you do a water change and how much water do you change out?
 

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It looks like an internal parasite in livebearer, do a 50%-90% water changes daily and add some deworming med such as Metronidazole (7mg/litre)
 

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Add some new blood every once in a while - it will help prevent any health issues associated with inbreeding (including skeletal deformities). If you got all your platies from the same place, there's a chance they've been inbreeding for a long time and the effects are now showing up in your tank.
 
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I'm good on fish for the moment I still got to figure out if I'm going to keep all the baby fish I have or try to get rid of em. Plus I'm trying to separate the males and females so they won't breed unless I want them 2
 

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I'm good on fish for the moment I still got to figure out if I'm going to keep all the baby fish I have or try to get rid of em. Plus I'm trying to separate the males and females so they won't breed unless I want them 2
I would have to agree with Colin on this one. Looks like a genetic deformity considering livebearers tend to have bent spines quite often. I would just separate her from the main group so she doesn't breed with any of the males and pass on the deformity.
 

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