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Old 11-05-2015, 03:29 AM   #1
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Pregnant or sick?

Ok so I thought this fish was pregnant but then I thought back on it further... I originally thought this fish was a male! So now I think it has dropsy....
Oh and my water conditions are fine. Established tank. I did lose a platy a few weeks ago, but not to dropsy.
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Old 11-05-2015, 08:11 AM   #2
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It looks male to me as well, but it's hard to tell from the pics. Do you think you could get a better pic of the anal fin?


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Regardless of sex the fish appears to have dropsy IMO.
I would remove the fish from main tank so it does not die and have other fish feed on it.
This is how seemingly from no where months down the road yet another fish gets sick.
Dropsy is a more a symptom then true disease.
Bacterial issues along with water quality are usually the cause.
All too often when a fish appears in this condition it is too late for recovery as internal organ damage has taken place and this is what the swelling is from.
Sorry.
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Thanks for the responses!
I'll try and get a better pic tonight. I did remove him from the main tank the same day I post these. He's still alive actively swimming and getting a treatment but I've read what you said that if I notice it, it's probably too late for recovery. Bummer. I'm having fun with my Angelfish fry. I really thought I would have Platy fry first.
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Old 11-07-2015, 02:56 PM   #6
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Looks like a male.
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Old 11-08-2015, 09:50 PM   #7
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He looks to have dropsy. His scales look like they are starting to "pine cone"


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Old 11-09-2015, 06:49 PM   #8
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I put him in a quarantine tank and he's still active and started trying to eat again yesterday so I'll keep posted!
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Old 11-19-2015, 10:10 PM   #9
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Well he lost some of the bloat and the fins actually went back down. But he would never finish the food he tried to chew and eventually died.
Thanks for the responses though! if I hadn't thought he was pregnant so long the treatment I gave him may have worked.
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