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Chris1251

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About Chris1251

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  • Gender
    Female
  • Age
    Getting scary
  • Location
    Corona, CA
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    ECR
  • How many Goldfish
    1 Ryukin and two 2 young Orandas... ๐Ÿ’•

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  1. Good Morning Taryl and Shannon, I want you thank you for your support and guidance in trying to help me treat Pepper, my beautiful bronze Oranda. Unfortunately she has continued to deteriorate to the point I cannot let her continue to suffer... She has been a fighter, but she is to the point that a recovery isnโ€™t looking possible... She is sooooo bloated and fully pine coned, that from the inside out a wound is trying to open on her side... She is not eating and I have been attempting to force feed her unsuccessfully... For the last 9 days, every time I try to feed her she spits it right back out. I do know some of the food gets in her body but not enough to sustain and heal her... So with a heavy heart Iโ€™m letting go over the rainbow bridge today... This is shared in gratitude for you being here and being a wonderful source knowledge and support... Thank you again, Hugs to both of you, Chris. ๐Ÿ’•
  2. Hi Taryl, I have done a water change to remove the kana and uneaten food... I have decided to feed her in a bucket outside the tub so there will not be any uneaten food in her hospital tub... Also it will allow me to see how much she is eating based on her waste in the tub... This morning I gave her 3 pinches of the Oxy food... She ate the first, part of the second and spit out the third... while in her holding bucket... She is still is very bloated... Kind of like a water balloon... I inspected her closely and there is a hint that pineconing is starting... Looking very weary closely there is a slight lift of her scales beginning...She had one tiny poo ๐Ÿ’ฉ , a little over 1/2 inch of last nights Oxy food in the tub this morning... Thank you.... ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž
  3. Hi Taryl, Will start the Oxy food today... And put some kana in the water.... Thank you.... ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž
  4. Hi, Chris here.... My female has not improved... She is still very bloated and floating alternating her side or belly up... Still doing Epsom salts at 1/2 tsp for every 10 gallons, gave her 4 peas on Wednesday and the appeared as waist on Friday.... only partially digested... Her slime coat is heavier than normal... I have been gently messaging her twice a day.... So, Iโ€™m guessing she not egg bound... No dropsy as yet... Iโ€™m just not sure how to proceed... I started to add metroplex to her water the last two days... No improvement... โ˜น๏ธ Any advice would be wonderful... thanks...
  5. Hi, I started fasting her yesterday.... I will up the Epsom salt to 1/2 t from The 1/4 t per 10 gallons, that I put in the tub at todayโ€™s water change... Iโ€™ve put a heater in the tub... What do you recommend for a temp? Right now the tub has warmed from 71 to 74... I keep the tank right around 77.-78. Iโ€™ll watch the video and try to give her a gentle messaging.... Thanks sooooo much, Chris
  6. Hi Shannon & Taryl, Thanks for getting back to me... Today is water change day for the tank... So Iโ€™ve been up to my arm pits in Fishy water... I also changed the hospital tub... I redosed the tub with Epsom salt, Stress Zyme, and Melafix... I also added a heater to the tub due to the temperature dropping over night from 76 to 71... Iโ€™ve attached 3 photos, 1 from the top, 1 from the side and of course her bottom.... Hopefully you can give me some ideas on how to help her.... Thanks, Chris
  7. Hi, Chris here... I know, long time no speak... I hope all is well all... Life sure has become more challenging these days... Thank goodness The covid virus is not a fishy issue.... I have a beautiful bronze female Oranda... Just about 2 years old... I believe she has become egg ๐Ÿฅš bound... I have always kept males so that I wouldnโ€™t have this issue... But, she was a gift along with her brother at about 3 months old... So identifying the sex was a best guess with them being so young... She and her brother have been strong robust fish... Pepper ( my female) has grow strong and large... She approximately 9 inches long... In the spring she dropped eggs on 3 or 4 occasions without issue and my males loved having a caviar snack... She did this without assistance from the boys... The boys are to dumb to figure out what to do when she did drop eggs other than enjoying a snack... ๐Ÿคช๐Ÿคช๐Ÿคช I have placed her in quarantine and have dosed the tub with Aqueon Water conditioner, API Stress zyme & Melafix... Also added Epsom salt at 1/4 tsp per 10 gallons. She has not been fed today... Tub temp matched to the tank temp of 76 degrees.. Test Results for the Following: Ammonia Level(Tank) 0 Nitrite Level(Tank) 0 Nitrate level(Tank) 0 Ammonia Level(Tap) .25 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 fresh water master test kit.... drops Water temperature? 76 Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? 75 gallon, 2 years What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? HOB 2 Fuval 110s How often do you change the water and how much? 100% every 3 to 4 weeks How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? 3 weeks How many fish in the tank and their size? 3... 2 males in addition to the female... 1 Ryukin - 6 inches, 1 Oranda - 8 inches What kind of water additives or conditioners? Aqueon water conditioner and usually a wonder shell ๐Ÿš What do you feed your fish and how often? Once a day Repashy gold and NLS Thera +A... occasional sea weed. Any new fish added to the tank? No 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 Pro one year ago, 2 weeks preventative treatment done yearly... Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? Bloated belly... White bubble in the vent... No raised scales... Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? She was eating regularly up to yesterday... Lazy behavior for the last three days... Today she rolled to one side with tail curved to the left side slightly... She is responsive to attention... Thanks in advance for your advice... Chris
  8. Chris here... Yay!!! Congratulations ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰ to all the winners!!! New water piggies!!!! ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿณ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฅฐ
  9. Chris here... Thank you.... We will miss him desperately.... He had grown sooooo much and had an awesome personality... ๐Ÿ’•
  10. Chris here... No need to respond to my post.... My beautiful Buster passed away this afternoon... ๐Ÿ’• RIP ๐Ÿ˜ข
  11. Hi all, Chris here... My Buster has hurt himself... ๐Ÿ˜ฑ.... Sometime overnight Buster managed to get himself stuck between the skimmer and the tank wall...๐Ÿ˜ฏ. I found him this morning and rescued him... The only actual injury I can see Iโ€™d the leading edge of one of his pectoral fin is broken... But this symptoms are an unwillingness to swim, floating upside down... Due to his unwillingness to swim I added a glass box to the tank for him to rest in and to avoid floating at the top and damage of being exposed to air.... Pictures will be attached... Any advice you have will be greatly appreciated...๐Ÿ’• Test๏ปฟ Results for the Following: Ammonia Level(Tank) 0 Nitrite ๏ปฟLevel(Tank) 0 Nitrate level(Tank) 0 Ammonia Level(Tap) .25 Nitrite Level(Tap) 0 Nitrate level(Tap)๏ปฟ 0 Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) 8.2 Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) 8.2 Other Required Info: no illness or recent treatments except the yearly flukes treatment on the tank... Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? API Master Tests Kit Water temperature? 77 degrees Tank size (how many gals๏ปฟ.) and how long has it been running? 75 gallon, 1 year/3 months What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? 2 AC 110 How often do you change the water and how much? Once a week, 100% How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? 6 days, tomorrow is water change day... How many fish in the tank an๏ปฟd their size? 4 ... all measurements are nose to peduncle... Buster: 7โ€, George: 6.5โ€, Pig pen: 5.75โ€, Nautilus: 4.5โ€ What kind of water additives or conditioners? Prime, Wonder Shell What do you feed your fish and how often? Once a day.... Repashy gel food, NLS Thera + A sinking pellets soaked in Vita Chem fresh formula, blood worms ๐Ÿ› Any new fish added to the tank? No 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.๏ปฟ Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? No Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? Floating upside down...
  12. Chris here... Boโ€™s fishys are awesome!!! I have 3... ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ
  13. Chris here... Oh! More!!! So dang cute!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
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