Originally Posted by Ali448
I can't tell if he's pooping. I think it's probably clear fluid waste. He doesn't seem bloated. No, he's still not eating. It's just pathetic to see him working so hard to not sink.
So what is the treatment for swim bladder problem? I'd like to save him if possible.
Thanks in advance
There's not many solutions I know of unfortunately. If you try searching on this for goldfish you may get more ideas.
You could try putting in a shallow container with just enough water to cover the fish well. This might take some water pressure off and also just a chance to recover in quiet.
Also you could try adding epsom salt to a QT. After that you could try table salt (NaCl) in QT (with a water change between). I'm not hopeful on these but the fish is in pretty bad trouble anyways.
No feeding at all except a small bit of pea.
Old fish I rarely see recover from this.