Swim Bladder Disease

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Cause :
Causes include: Poor water quality, aggressive fish, breeding complications and the lack of fiber in their diet.

Prevention :
Peaceful tank mates, a fiber rich diet and healthy water quality

Symptoms :

  • Fish cannot maintain an upright position
  • Resting on the substrate
  • Floating at the surface
  • Upside down

Treatment :

  • Feed infected fish peas
  • Or try fasting the infected fish for 3 days
  • Raising the temperature of the aquarium can help (Keep your healthy fish in mind)
  • On top of treatment, water changes of 20% a day can help