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Red streaks, blotches & lethargic


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Hi there,

Long time lurker here. Unfortunately in the last few days our 10 year old goldfish, who has always been in perfect health, has become very lethargic, with red streaks and a blotch appearing in his tail and underside this morning.

Has been eating fine but is sluggish and slow. After 10 years I'm really hoping I can get it sorted.

I've attached pictures below if any of you might know the best course of action?

http://postimg.org/image/7w0vw0dqp/

http://postimg.org/image/i2pabr9dv/

http://postimg.org/image/bcw70nlir/

Thanks in advance.

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:hi and welcome

 

Please fill out the following form so we can better understand what's going on with your fish.

 

 

  • 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?
      • * Water temperature?
      • * Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running?
      • * What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)?
      • * 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?
  • * How many fish in the tank and their size?
  • * What kind of water additives or conditioners?
  • * What do you feed your fish and how often?
  • * Any new fish added to the tank?
  • * Any medications added to the tank?
  • * List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment.
  • * 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.?
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