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Guest CalandBree

I got my oranda goldfish last week and he is living in a 20 gallon tank with everything he need. The water quality and everything is fine but ever since i got him he's been sitting at the bottom of the tank and will only act normal when it's feeding time. I've tried the peas for swim bladder but they don't work. he also has some red in his wen. Can someone please help me ASAP

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welcome to kokos, i am sorry your fish is not well, but to help us find what the problem is, you will need to answer all the questions below as best you can so we can gain a better understanding of what the problem can be.

Test Results for the Following: * Ammonia Level (tank):

* Nitrite Level (tank)

* Nitrate level (Tank)

* Ammonia Level (Tap):

* Nitrite Level (Tap)

* Nitrate level (Tap)

* Ph Level, (Tank) (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)

* Ph Level, (Tap) (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)

Other Required Info: * Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops?

* What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)?

* What kind of water additives or conditioners?

* Water temperature?

* How often do you change the water and how much?

* How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change?

* Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running?

* How many fish in the tank and their size?

* What do you feed your fish and how often?

* Any new fish added to the tank?

* Any medications added to the tank?

* List previous issues experienced (dropsy, SBD, etc.)

* Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus?

* Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.?

* List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment.

* You can really help us to identify with the concern more accurately if you post some pictures and a short video.

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