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Old 09-21-2013, 02:33 PM   #1 
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Exclamation Fan Tail Goldfish floating upside down! possible swim bladder? HELP!!

I need some help for my mom.

She has a fan tail goldfish that floats upside down then is good. We do assume it is a swim bladder problem. I need help in treating it please.

10gallon tank
Not heated
Basic filter
Water conditioner treatment only
Cold water due to algae eater being coldwater.

She read about the peas but I know you can't do it for the bettas so I need help to find another alternative. Thanks in advance!
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:24 AM   #2 
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Unfortunately there are a few things that could be the problem for your mom's goldie. In order for a goldie to grow properly & live the long life it should the minimum tank most suggested by goldie keepers is a 20g (depending on type of goldie). Goldies need a veggie based diet so if all the goldie is getting is flakes or pellets & is eating them from the surface there can be problems like you have described.
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