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Old 07-05-2018, 11:01 AM   #1
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I have a 6 line wrasse that has a HUGE belly! He is still eating and acting normal! But I know this huge belly is NOT NORMAL! Can someone tell me whatís wrong with him? He is going poop and his poop looks normal!

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Old 07-05-2018, 11:38 AM   #2
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Since your fish are still eating and acting in a normal manner, and the only symptom is a big belly, just hold off feeding for a few days. This will allow the fish time to expell it's excess stomach content.
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Old 07-05-2018, 03:03 PM   #3
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Sick 6 line wrasse

I have a six line wrasse with a huge belly that is pooping out white strings! What is going on? Click image for larger version

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Your fish has an internal parasite. The white stringy poop is an indicator of such, though Iíve never seen such a massive bloat like this before.
You will need to remove the wrasse to put into a hospital tank to treat with copper based medication.
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I would treat using PraziPro, not copper. Pretty sure copper is an external treatment of parasites.
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