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* Ammonia Level: 0-0.5 * Nitrite Level (Tank): 0 * Ph Level, Tank: 6.8-7.2 * Chlorine/ Chloramine: 0 * Brand of test-kit: Petsmart in store test, strips * Water temperature: Unknown * Tank size: 10 gal how long has it been running: 11 months What is the name and "size of the filter": Aqueon "quietflow 10", 10-20gal * How often do you change the water: 20% every week * Last water change: 2 days ago, changed 4 gallons * How many fish: 1 fancy goldfish, about 2.5 inches, including tail * Water additives: dechlorinator w/ every water change * Feeding: Flakes, 1x a day * New fish: No * Medications: No * 1 week ago, I added 3 tbsp epsom salt to tank, cycled water out by 20% daily after that. 2 days ago, put fish in salt dip, 1 gal/3 tbsp epsom salt. Neither helped. * Not that I can see, however, I am unexperienced and not sure what to look for, I've included a picture of the fish. * My fish (Samuel) stopped swimming about 1 month ago. He will move around occasionally, but mostly stay still on the bottom of the tank. I literally have not seen him eat or poop within the last month or so, yet he is still alive (somehow). He has never eaten boiled, shelled peas, even before this problem, and I've also tried feeding him spinach, he didn't show interest in either. He sat on the bottom for so long he got a sore on his belly, so I put him in a hanging basket within the tank. The sore appears to be gone now. He will occasionally swim up to the surface, poke his nose out, and sink back down. He ignores all food. Help!!! Not sure what to do! Picture here----> http://www.flickr.com/photos/104054915@N06/10058246633/