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I bought a fantail about a week ago. He seemed healthy at first, but about two days ago, he lost energy. 
 

his current symptoms are:

red gills

sitting on the bottom of the tank, not moving

lethargic

skinny

The other goldfish are happy. He’s still eating and occasionally swimming around, but always goes back to the corner and just sits there. His belly is touching the rocks. I’ve treated the tank with Generalcure and melafix and my water specs all look good.

Is there anything I can do? What does this sound like?

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Hi! :hi

Please fill out this form so we can give you accurate and effective advice. 🙂

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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On 1/16/2022 at 8:52 PM, cattyb467 said:

I bought a fantail about a week ago. He seemed healthy at first, but about two days ago, he lost energy. 
 

his current symptoms are:

red gills

sitting on the bottom of the tank, not moving

lethargic

skinny

The other goldfish are happy. He’s still eating and occasionally swimming around, but always goes back to the corner and just sits there. His belly is touching the rocks. I’ve treated the tank with Generalcure and melafix and my water specs all look good.

Is there anything I can do? What does this sound like?

Hi! 

Please fill out this form so we can give you accurate and effective advice. 🙂

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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