Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-28-2020, 05:13 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2020
Posts: 1
Can swim bladder issues be occasional?

Hello All,

We have an oranda which is behaving strangely. It's in a 100l tank with a half a dozen other fish, water is good, plenty of oxygen, filter working, temperature is correct, plenty of plants to nibble, etc.

It tends to swim near/on the surface and occasionally (periods of up to 20-30 min a few times every day) swims upside town near the top and seems to have difficulty swimming deeper (lower) in the tank. When we inspect again later, it seems to be swimming correctly. We have treated the tank with salt and anti-biotics (seven day course) followed by a 25% water change and are feeding sparingly with bottom of tank feed.

There has been no real change in behavior. The periods of unside down swimming seem to be getting longer and when it behaves in this way, it seems to be in distress. Advice on line is confusing - should we separate it and treat it in a different tank or treat the tank as a whole?

We are thinking of 3 days without food and then feeding cooked pea. All suggestions appreciated.

Regards,

Oisin
__________________
Oisin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
swim bladder

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Swim Bladder Issues with Neons DeirdreHoyle Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 11 07-16-2014 10:00 PM
possible swim bladder issues! please help! cb172635 Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 5 05-14-2014 01:51 PM
Molly fry with swim bladder issues? allysonwonderland Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 0 06-19-2013 01:37 AM
Fatal swim bladder issues AeronGreyjoy Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 1 06-14-2013 09:43 PM
Oranda Goldfish - Swim bladder issues? chrisjg04 Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 12 09-29-2008 06:29 PM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.