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demonstration of preparing and feeding syringe food to a goldfish.

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hello,

 

my 10 year old fantail, Rocky is quite ill at the moment. i was very sure that she was refusing food and giving up, but i was wrong. i prepared syringe food for her, and she surprised me by accepting the feed. i hope this gives her enough strength so that she can receive her medicines well and begin to recover.

 

anyhow, i hope this video that i have made, is helpful to you at your time of need.

 

 

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Great video Helen! I hope she will recover for you :heart:hug

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What an informative video, I'm sure it will come in use for many people. 

Thanks for sharing Helen, and big get well wishes to Rocky :)

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Many people will benefit from the video.  Best wishes to Rocky.

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thank you :)

 

i am not sure that she will recover this time around. she's fully pineconed and quite fragile. she's done extremely well for 10 years, very few issues and i always referred to her as my 'bomb' fish. we will continue fighting for as long as she has the will to eat.

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Great video!!!! Hope she feels better!!!!!

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Rocky  :heart  

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Found the video very educational.

Thank you.

 

Hope she recovers Helen.

Good luck.

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Thank you, Helen! Beautiful Rocky!

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That video will be helpful to many people!! 

 

Hope Rocky gets better!! 

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Helen your Awesome :thumbs:

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I love this very informative video!  :thumbs:

 

Thanks for posting!

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thank you, all. for your support. it really means a lot :heart

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Great video and it is clear that she trusts you very much. I hope she feels better soon.

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i witnessed a little bouncing movement from Rocky today. she bounced around the base of the hospital tank. it was only for a short time and she still looks really unwell. i will take that as a good sign, for now. fingers crossed.

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Good Luck with Rocky Helen, I'm sending healing thoughts, I hope she pulls through for you :heart

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Thank you Helen, this video is very helpful.  Health to your sweet Rocky. :)

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thanks guys. Rocky is still munching away at anything i syringe feed her. but reality is that the bacteria has not only taken away her sight, she can no longer 'bounce' around, making her more motionless than what you see in the video. so, despite our best efforts, the responsible thing to do is to euth her. i was hoping it would not come to this, but after 5 days being on the best meds i can get my hands on, and by example with results from fish previously treated for dropsy, reality is that by now we should have seen some improvements. unfortunately this is not the case and my beloved 10 year old fantail needs to be released from her suffering.

 

i don't have enough clove oil at hand, so if she's still with us in the morning, we will be saying our goodbyes  :cry1

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I'm sorry Helen.

Sounds like you gave her a well-cared, long life.

Good bye Rocky.

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