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From dropsy to healthy and now.. parasites ?

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Hello, I have a beautiful shubunkin. 

I've had "digs" for over a year and had absolutely no problem until my child released a qt'd carnival comet that assuming, is dealing with Ammonia burns tho it's kind of odd. Bc it was the exact next day we noticed Digs was bloated and low to the ground. 

Already was at the pine cone stage, so I did research and it was dropsy. Though a symptom of something, it said that it's typically too late to save the fish bc of kidney shut down. I qt'd with salt. And less than 12 hours Digs was swimming a LOT and not even slightly bloated !!!!!

A couple weeks later only Digs bum is swollen, weird looking and now only the bum is pine coning. 

Eats normally, swims but now I just saw it TWITCH. So I think my Digs has parasites. Went from white to brown stool back to white to now both. 

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Test Results for the Following:

 Ammonia Level(Tank) less than 20

 Nitrite Level(Tank) 0

 Nitrate level(Tank) less than 5

 Ammonia Level(Tap) less than 20

 Nitrite Level(Tap) 0

 Nitrate level(Tap) 0 

 Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) pH around 8.4 (tho they staid for over a year now issues ) gh is really high 

 Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) same as above 

Other Required Info:

 Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? Jungle ammonia strips and tetra strips for pH , kh, gh, nitrites and nitrates 

 Water temperature? 72°f

 Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? 55g since May but I have other smaller ones for over a year 

 What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? I have a HOB thats aqua-tech and the filter is for up to 60 

 How often do you change the water and how much? Weekly 35-50% Nid a big monthly 

 How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? The other day , just above 50%

 How many fish in the tank and their size? 3 for now and the other 4 in separate small tanks Bc I'm setting up a bigger tank , 2-4inches 

 What kind of water additives or conditioners? Start right , just added cleaning bacteria (I hit a cycle mess up recently and can't get everything undercontrol)

 What do you feed your fish and how often? Wardlys fish flakes , peas , flakes 1-2 times a day, sometimes a day is skipped. Peas are weekly to bi weekly 

 Any new fish added to the tank? Yes and one is in a new tank 

 Any medications added to the tank? Cleaning bacteria 

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

Espom, tetra lifeguard all in one 5 day course 

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

Transparent anus and bloated bum

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

Starting to twitch 

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Tried to add photo but it's too large.
Ammonia is less than 20
Nitrites are 0 
Nitrates less than 5
If you change your phone's photo size to the smaller size it will work.

I'm sorry I didn't Ser this one till today.

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I didn’t see this one either. Maybe notification didn’t go out???

@AverageDewdrop do try to upload a smaller photo or link us to something like photobucket so we can see what we are dealing with :)

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I didn’t see this one either. Maybe notification didn’t go out???
[mention=26089]AverageDewdrop[/mention] do try to upload a smaller photo or link us to something like photobucket so we can see what we are dealing with
Could of. I did upgrade the site

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