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Old 03-17-2018, 03:44 PM   #11
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I think heís dying. Probably not much you can do. I would fish him out, put him in a ziplock baggy with the heated water from the fish tank. Put him in the freezer and he will peacefully go to sleep and die. Sounds barbaric but your symptoms sound bleak.
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Old 03-17-2018, 03:45 PM   #12
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Try to get him out of the tank without stressing him more. Try floating him in a container or anything see though. If you have aquarium salt add some dissolve it first. And read the directions and do the right dosage. I don't know if you'll be able to save it. But salt will help.
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Old 03-17-2018, 03:53 PM   #13
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Try to get him out of the tank without stressing him more. Try floating him in a container or anything see though. If you have aquarium salt add some dissolve it first. And read the directions and do the right dosage. I don't know if you'll be able to save it. But salt will help.
1/2 tsp per gallon. You can go a little more but not much. You can also add it right to the tank. If you don't have any fish or plants that are sensitive to salt. Just keep on eye on everyone if you do.
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Old 03-17-2018, 05:15 PM   #14
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Update: his mouth stopped opening and closing, but now he's lying on the bottom of the tank, breathing very heavily. A little while ago it seemed like he tried to puke something out as he opened his mouth and jerked forward. I don't wanna give up on this guy yet.
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Old 03-17-2018, 05:32 PM   #15
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I took the angelfish out and looked in its mouth while it was in the quarantine tank. I think it's choking on something. What can I do
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Old 03-17-2018, 05:37 PM   #16
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I'd let him get it himself. Unless you see something in there. Might try a baby nose sucker to suck it out of there. Most the time they get it on their own.
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I’ve never encountered a chocking Fish in all my years. Let me know how it turns out. I’m guessing the stress of all this is too much. Fish are pretty fragile I believe
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I had a lion head (goldfish) with a dead otocinlus lodged in its mouth. Required needle nose pliers to pull it out. Goldfish was okay.
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Old 03-17-2018, 05:45 PM   #19
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I’ve never encountered a chocking Fish in all my years. Let me know how it turns out. I’m guessing the stress of all this is too much. Fish are pretty fragile I believe
My angel fish is still lying at the bottom of his quarantine tank. He seems to "cough" every once in a while but still no luck. He's still not moving.
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If the substance in the Angel 's mouth is white, it might be a bacterial growth / Columnaris. It grows in the intestines and can protrude outside the mouth. If it looks like that there is nothing to be done. Better to euthanize the fish and concentrate on saving the tankmates.
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