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Old 01-19-2009, 02:51 PM   #11
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That was my next guess.. I have no experience with Cories so I'll let someone else chime in.
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any ideas whats wrong with it
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:55 PM   #13
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Thanks Mudfrog ... Sharz1 does the Cory swim upside down ALL the time? Was it doing this in open spaces? or could it have been feeding on the underside of a leaf or decoration?
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it never use to its just this past week it been doing it there is plenty of room for it to move about. there is plants but it just seems to be ligging in them and not doing much, it does seem to be breathing really heavy it swims about now and again but not like it use to. When i feed the fish it use to come to the top for food but now its like its not intrested and just wants to hide
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Ok!

#1 Were was it when you saw it swimming upside down was it under somthing or out in the open ?

#2 Does it go to the top of the water alot ?
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yes it use to go to top alot it use to swim really fast to the top of the tank but now it just doesnt
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on the bottom of the fish its belly it seems to go inwards not rounded like the goldfish and also with it breathing fast it doesnt seem to be shutting it mouth its always open
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Well it definitely should not be swimming upside down unless it is feeding on the underside of something.

If it was going to the top way more than normal that I would be more concerned about.

Do you feed it any Algae wafers or Shrimp Pellets?
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