Glofish with swim bladder disease

cherry_420

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Hi there!

Recently I noticed my green glofish twisting and turning while he swims and I’ve come to the conclusion that it is swim bladder disease. I tried feeding him green peas and it seems like it helps a little but not for long... I was wondering if there is a specific way to treat this? I don’t want him to pass away He’s still pretty active but he flips over a lot. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
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How long has the tank been set up for?
How long have you had the fish?
How long has the fish been acting weird?
Have you added anything to the tank in the 2 weeks before this started?

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Any chance of a picture and short 30-60 second video of the sick fish and the other fish in the tank?

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Do a 75% water change and gravel clean the substrate every day for a week. Make sure any new water is free of chlorine/ chloramine before it's added to the tank.
 
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Hi Colin!
I’ve had the tank for about 4 months now and everything was going super well. When I first got this specific fish, he introduced ick into the tank, which I was able to get rid of. However, I’ve noticed that he’s always been a weird little fellow... He never grows despite eating everyday and he likes to sit at the bottom of the tank. I do water changes every weekend but I’ll do another today until he seems better... He’s been swimming around lately and the best way to describe the motion is him swirling around. I’ll post a video once I get home from work!
 
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