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  1. All, thank you for help and encouragement. Strawberry died shortly after my post yesterday. She was not breathing, no movement just floating. Just buried her in my backyard. The color of her abdomen turned brownish black.
  2. Heater set 80 degree, metronidazole, and Epsom salt in the water. Tried to give her one small piece of repashy jel, but unable to swallow. Very lethargic, floaty, and barely breathing. It is too late.
  3. Steve replied this morning and also mentioned dropsy, possible treatments such as antibiotic injections and medicated food. I started treatment too late. She lost her balance now unable to stay upright. No food for three days. Should I give her a little repashy gel? Metro med will probably not delivered in time. Should I add kanaplex to the water?
  4. Helen what is the purpose of Epsom salt? I have already completed wc with metronidazole powder. Can I still add it?
  5. It was after a wc in the qt. Just completed another wc and added metronidazole powder and prime this morning.
  6. Can I ask why you moved the Oranda with her? Are you fasting them both?How is behaving today? The oranda was already in qt, but just moved her to mt. She is still weak but still swimming upright.
  7. Just sent Steve an email. Will metronidazole or kanaplex help?
  8. Yes, there is a male but showed no interest. Moved her to qt with a small oranda. I hope we can save her. Strawberry is from rain garden goldfish hawaii.
  9. If eggs how long would it take for abdomen to deflat or she has to laid them? should I separate and qt her as it is difficult to fast one fish and feed other three? Plus she can still eat algae.
  10. * Ammonia Level(Tank) 0 * Nitrite Level(Tank) 0 * Nitrite Level(Tap) 0 * Ammonia Level(Tap) 0 * Nitrite Level(Tap) 0 * Nitrate level(Tap) 0 * Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) 7.4 * Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) 7.4 Other Required Info: * Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? API * Water temperature? 72 * Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? 75g, 2 months * What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? AC70 and canister filter * How often do you change the water and how much? Every 6 days, remove 2/3 * How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? yesterday 2/3 * How many fish in the tank and their size? 4, 4" * What kind of water additives or conditioners? seachem prime * What do you feed your fish and how often? once a day rephasy soilent green mixed with super green, saki hikari fancy purple, blood worms * Any new fish added to the tank? two short tail ryukins added 3/23 * Any medications added to the tank? No * List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. prazi + 0.1% for 4 weeks * Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? Abdomen distended right appears larger * Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? Slower, sometimes she kind of swim pointing downward with abdomen up
  11. Just noticed some thin translucent and white poop hanging from her rectum.
  12. My ryukin's abdomen feels firm and distended. I believe she over ate as she is faster and more nimble than my other three fish. It has been three days. She is not her normal spunky self. Have not really observe any poop. I fasted yesterday and today gave deshelled cook peas. I have seachem metronidazole, kanaplex, melafix and pimafix on hand. Please help me save her. My other three fish are fine. Video:
  13. Have not paid attention, but there is one hanging from the anus. It looks translucent floaty not solid. Do you think she is constipated?
  14. Mustard was floating by the surface in this position yesterday. The red spot to her right lower back looks lighter today.
  15. Dapped the right gill red spot with hydrogen peroxide 2 days ago and its gone. Bad news is she hangs out by water surface tilted to eithet right or left side. She can correct herself. Also noted a red spot on her right, lower back. Took photos but unable to photobucket from phone. She is eating well. Gave frozen bs spirulina today.
  16. Hopefully no baby yet. Just transferred from qt need a break. No breeding stars. They did not exhibit this behavior in qt. Temp lower to 72 degree. Thank all for your input.
  17. No mms. Just 10 days of kanaplex then 8 days of Melafix which cured left size ulcer. I might move her to Qt and treat with 0.1% salt or wait and see first. Thx Left sided gill plate ulcer
  18. After I placed my ryukins in the main tank, the metallic one is chasing the other. Current tank temp is 74 degree. Will it help if I lower the temp? <embed width="600" height="361" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowFullscreen="true" allowNetworking="all" wmode="transparent" src="http://static.photobucket.com/player.swf" flashvars="file=http%3A%2F%2Fvid908.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fac288%2Fatran4%2FVID_20140323_110153_zpsbba4e981.mp4">
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