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I a large gold fish (1.5 -2 lbs 14 inches) approximately
I a large gold fish (1.5 -2 lbs 14 inches) approximately 5 years old. In tank with two large but smaller gold fish. Appears bloated keeps floating to top of tank, has rigged a device to keep him uprig… read more
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Dr. B.
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I have an outside pond with gold fish. All of a sudden I have
I have an outside pond with gold fish. All of a sudden I have been finding the one year old gold fish babies dying I have lost 8 in the last two days. The big ones so far seem fine. I can not figure o… read more
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Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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I have a six or seven year old gold fish. It is about 8 or
I have a six or seven year old gold fish. It is about 8 or 10 inches long. Suddenly it seems to be blowing up. Eyes even bugging out. Right shoulder so swollen the fins are standing up. I have other f… read more
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Dr. B.
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Hi, just giving you an update on the black moor and ask another
Hi, just giving you an update on the black moor and ask another question. I had him in a hospital tank for four days doing salt treatments, he has been eating the Medi-Gold which has sulfadimethoxine … read more
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Dr. B.
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cycled,and on changing 25% water today, the ammonia was up to 0.50
hi,i have a 64l fishtank with 2 orandas,1 black moor,it has cycled,and on changing 25% water today, the ammonia was up to 0.50, nitrite was 0, nitrate 10,ph 7.2,.i cant understand why, has it gone int… read more
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We accidently gave our beloved gold fish many drops of anti-ich
We accidently gave our beloved gold fish many drops of anti-ich medicine called super ich ...thinking it was the AquaSafe water treatment. Now the gold fish appears to be blind...it's not eating norma… read more
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Dr. Jenn
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Doctoral Degree
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fish: is breathing slowly and harly moving, upside down on the bottom
My Gold fish is breathing slowly and harly moving, upside down on the bottom of the tank, the other fish are pushing him around.… read more
Dr. Dan M.
Dr. Dan M.
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Bachelor's Degree
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My gold fish is moving and breathing slowly, his upside down
My gold fish is moving and breathing slowly, his upside down at bottom of the tank, other fish are pushing him around.… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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hi we have a sick gold fish we have been treating with furan
hi we have a sick gold fish we have been treating with furan 2 and aquarium salt its day 2 and fish is still the same when shoul we see results and can we do anything else thank you… read more
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My gold fish is lying on its side near the surface of the tank.
My gold fish is lying on its side near the surface of the tank. It's tail is drooping downwards and it's breathing is laboured. I cleaned the tank yesterday and the other gold fish in the tank is fine… read more
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Dr. Jenn
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I have 2 goldfish of different ages and sizes with the same
I have 2 goldfish of different ages and sizes with the same symptoms - they are doubled over, laterally bent and upside down most of the time - they are having trouble breathing and their gills are bl… read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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Dear Vets I am trying to buy comet gold fish on line to
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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we have a large fancy tail black gold fish. It has been swimming
we have a large fancy tail black gold fish. It has been swimming and laying upside down for weeks. It will swim upright and with vigor then lay or float upside down. We put it in a tank by itself for … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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Koi pond, 2000 gallons, 6 koi 12 inches long, 40 goldfi
Koi pond, 2000 gallons, 6 koi 12 inches long, 40 goldfish average 5 inches long, two waterfalls, skimmer, biological filter in place nearly 7 years, last 8 days fish very lethargic, parking themselves… read more
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Ive had my betta, Scaran, for 4 months, and hes been sick now for about 1
I've had my betta, Scaran, for 4 months, and he's been sick now for about 10 days, and hasn't eaten. I have tried to bring freeze dried bloodworms and cooked peas right to his mouth with a toothpick, … read more
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Goldfish: his nose and what looks..oddly..lying..emergency
I have changed the water in my cold water tank and now the fish (Goldfish, zebra fish etc) look really unwell - the gold fish is developing something blue on his nose and what looks like a little ulce… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
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my gold fish jumped out of the tank. We found it and put it
my gold fish jumped out of the tank. We found it and put it back in while still breathing. He swam for 2 days but is now shedding his fins and scales. What do I do? Can I do anything?… read more
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DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
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I have a large spotted gold fish, which has developed some
I have a large spotted gold fish, which has developed some kind of bladder or other problem...it has a big buldge on its underside, which I assume is full of air and all it can do is float at the top … read more
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