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Please help me. Speckles is lying on bottom, has an extremely swollen abdomen and is spitting out food?

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It sounds about right.

So now you will want to weigh out 1 gram of the medicated food, and that is the amount to feed for the whole day. It should be fed in 3-6 meals, not all at once :)

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In case you scale doesn't go as low as 1 gram, I weighed it out on my scale and it is about 30-35 pellets (I weighed out 33 pellets to be exact).

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My scale basically had a range of numbers of pellets that it could have been. It didn't make a difference if I put on 10 or 20 pellets, it just still said 1. It was only when I reached 2 grams that it made a difference on the scale.

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My scale basically had a range of numbers of pellets that it could have been. It didn't make a difference if I put on 10 or 20 pellets, it just still said 1. It was only when I reached 2 grams that it made a difference on the scale.

yeah, you really need a scale that goes down to .1 grams in order to weigh the pellets accurately, and most kitchen scales do not go down this low ;)

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This is a video of my beautiful Speckles tonight. He is still bloated but otherwise what do you think? He is in a 20 gallon he makes it look small. He is a big fish and hopefully if I can get him better eventually he won't have to be alone in a quarantine tank and will be able to be in a bigger tank. I think he's at least feeling better? I am sorry if this is in the wrong section, but I wanted you to see how he looked.

He is still swollen but he's he's active and happy and for right now that's all I can ask for. How could anyone neglect a beautiful fish like this? I feel so fortunate that I got to save the life of this special goldfish.

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He's looking much better! How many days of Metro-Meds has he been on?

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Sounds good. Carry on! :D

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oh, bummer! where do i find a more precise scale? Thanks by the way :)

I am sure you can buy them online. I had a lot of difficulty finding mine locally, but ended up finding one at a head shop/smoke shop (whatever you want to call it). It was being sold to weigh 'tobacco' lol. It was $30 if I remember correctly.

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oh, bummer! where do i find a more precise scale? Thanks by the way :)

I am sure you can buy them online. I had a lot of difficulty finding mine locally, but ended up finding one at a head shop/smoke shop (whatever you want to call it). It was being sold to weigh 'tobacco' lol. It was $30 if I remember correctly.

Got mine recently from bed bath and beyond. about $30 :thumb: Digital too :)

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Theres a bed bath and beyond near me!! Now why would they have one?? lol for what purpose?

lol. I will say my bed bath and beyond did not carry a scale that went low enough. but you should check yours.... maybe to weigh spices?? lol

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Theres a bed bath and beyond near me!! Now why would they have one?? lol for what purpose?

lol. I will say my bed bath and beyond did not carry a scale that went low enough. but you should check yours.... maybe to weigh spices?? lol

you know I didnt see your little . :rofl Mine only does 1 gram not .1 gram :o

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Theres a bed bath and beyond near me!! Now why would they have one?? lol for what purpose?

lol. I will say my bed bath and beyond did not carry a scale that went low enough. but you should check yours.... maybe to weigh spices?? lol

you know I didnt see your little . :rofl Mine only does 1 gram not .1 gram :o

ahhh.... that makes much more sense :P

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Thought I'd give an update. Speckles is still hungry and active and playing with his soccer ball. I will keep posting with updates on Speckles. I'll try to get a photo tonight

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good to hear :)

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Looking good! :thumbs:

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He looks AMAZING I am happy he is doing better :D

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Make sure you finish the med course, and before you stop feeding medicated food, will you post a video and update so that we can re-assess it? Thanks :)

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