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  1. The fish looks better. I agree that this was initially a bacterial issue. I do not believe that this is dropsy even with the raised scales which also look better. I would do much larger water changes such as 80% or two 50% water changes, vacuum your gravel. I would use prime as your conditioner. I would only feed repashy super gold , no hikari or waffers, no dry food at all. If you have completed the medication cycle I would continue with the salt until the scales have gone done. Feed sparingly for a while and slowly increased back to normal feeding but once again I only recommend the gel food and peas.
  2. I live in Miami and we have a similar climate. Most certainly get a filter. There are many filters for ponds on the market. Your water quality has probably deteriorated since you do not have a filter. Can you do large weekly or daily water changes to ensure that the fish remain well? Use a water conditioner to remove the chloramines in the water. Do you have access to Prime water conditioner
  3. you have the water lillys that should be enough. Purchase a good water testing kit from api. Learn about proper water chemistry.
  4. WELL IT LOOKS BIG ENOUGH THOSE COMETS GOLDFISH CAN AND WILL GROW LARGE UP TO 12 INCHES. HAVE YOU CHECKED YOUR WATER PARAMETERS SUCH AS AMMONIA, NITRITE,NITRATE AND PH. THESE ARE THE BASIC PARAMETERS THAT YOU NEED TO BE AWARE OF. DO YOU HAVE A FILTER? WHAT ARE YOU FEEDING THEM?
  5. HEY, DO NOT BEAT YOUR SELF UP, WHERE ARE ALL HAVE BEEN THERE AND YOU APPEAR TO BE TRYING HARD., ONE TEASPOON OF SALT PER GALLON. FOR YOUR 40 GALLON I WOULD RECOMMEND THE AQUA CLEAR POWER FILTER FOR TANKS UP TO 70 GALLONS IN SIZE
  6. we need to know the following water parameters. Ammonia nitrite, nitrate and ph. if you cannot test at home take water sample to the store. What type of filter do you have.? In the first picture it looks like there is some type of protrusion but in the second it appears smooth. The fish may be injuring themselves on something in the tank. I see a lot of plastic plants, make sure the there are no sharp edge objects in the tank I would guess and say that most of your issues are related to poor water quality, 10 gallons is way too small even for one goldfish. Are you changing the water weekly. On a small tank like yours water conditions deteriorate rapidly. You should be doing at least 75% water changes weekly or even larger or, two 50% weekly water changes. Additionally you should be vacuuming out that gravel as a lot of debris gets trapped under it. Use Prime as your conditioner. Please get that water checked
  7. are these the fish you got from "Star Fisheries?? I think they are really cool
  8. very nice pond, well thought out...
  9. That is awesome that you have access to Star Fisheries. They have amazing fish.
  10. first of all there is no such thing as minimal nitrites and ammonia. Any amount is deadly to a fish and may be indicative of cycle crash. I agree with the others it looks bacterial in nature. bacterial septicemia I believe is the correct term. . I would do much larger water changes and vacuum your substrate. Water changes should be done weekly or even daily until things stabilize. I would use Prime as my conditioner. Kanaplex is an excellent medication but so are those that are called Furan or Furazone. Feed very sparingly until your water conditions stabilize.
  11. welcome back, I recently came back here too. There is always a nice vibe. Please show us your set up.
  12. Do not worry about feeding the fish every day. They can go weeks with out food. I hope everything is ok with/for you...
  13. can you post a picture and do you offer shipping??
  14. I think Dandy Oranda is still in business but is only selling repashy food. But yes all of these other vendors are still importing chinese fish so why not him... Try to contact Gary Hater on Facebook. He specializes in fish that you are looking for
  15. very cool . I like that the wall will allow beneficial bacteria to develop on it along with the cool annubis plants
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