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Slight pine coning, bloated.


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Hello! 
I’ve got a 15cm ranchu (female) who’s recently started to bloat and slight pine coning, i salt bathed her last night and added blue planet multi cure to the tank. She did release eggs when I massaged her belly. 
she’s eating, active and fins all splayed. No behavior changes. 

    •    Test Results for the Following:
    •     Ammonia Level(Tank)
0
    •     Nitrite Level(Tank)
0
    •     Nitrate level(Tank)
.5
    •     Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops?
API master kit 
    •     Water temperature?
26 degrees Celsius 
    •     Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running?
4 years, 200L 
    •     What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)?
Fluval canister, 307. 
    •     How often do you change the water and how much?
Weekly, 60-70% 
    •     How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change?
4 days ago, 60%
    •     How many fish in the tank and their size?
7 ranchu goldfish, 15cm, 12,cm and 5x 5cm
    •     What kind of water additives or conditioners?
Prime and stability 
    •     What do you feed your fish and how often?
Twice a day, sinking pellets - insectivore 
    •     Any new fish added to the tank?
No 
    •     Any medications added to the tank?
Blue planet multi cure - currently 
Epsom
    •     List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank.Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment.
Salt bath last night. 4tsp for 2 gallons, 15 minutes. 

    •     Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus?
Slight pine coning, bloated, massaged belly and some eggs were released. 
    •     Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.?
None 

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Could you get a photo of this fish? I want to see how bloated she is.

Also :welcome

I see that you have 7 goldfish in there. Goldfish need at least 20 gallons per fish. When you can please read this article. :)

I know your doing big water changes, but it will eventually led to bacteria issues. The reason I say this is goldfish are very dirty fish and will polute the water very fast and the filters. Then the bacteria builds up.

Are any of your other fish's showing signs of anything? What do you have in the tank for decorates.

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