another dialema

Discussion in 'Goldfish' started by red fisher, Sep 21, 2007.

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  1. red fisher

    red fisher Plankton

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    i have an oranda and all he wants to do is stay at the top like he struggling for air and he has a reall big belly his in a hospital tank now
     
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  3. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Uh oh. How is he doing? What are you using for filtration? How big is the aquarium?
     
  4. JewelsOranda

    JewelsOranda Plankton

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    Gasping at the surface is always a bad sign. What are your water prams? When you say he's got a large belly, are he's scales sticking out? Gasping could mean he also has gill flukes.