Originally Posted by Finntastic
My ruby crystal peacock has a piece of gravel stuck in his mouth and can't get it out. He is eating (thank the Lord) but I am still worried what should I do? I think that my male Jacobfreibergi dug the pit since he is chasing away the other fish.
Catch him, use a pointed tweezer and hold him and pick it out.
Here is a pic of my fish with a dead Oto in her mouth with the barbels stuck in there - she wasn't able to to get it out and I had to do that!
Had to do it with a goldfish once too.