Re:Female Floating — PLEASE HELP!!


Hi Pete, Thank you for your information and also to DavidCox1979 for your reply as well, I appreciate everyone’s help. Well… we took her out of the 64 gallon container that was 40" tall but she was in a critter keeper that was about 8" tall, so she was really only about 32" down in the water, apparently not enough, and she looked a tiny bit less bloated, but she still was not able to swim and was floating so we went out and purchased a 7.5′ tall 6" wide PVC pipe and she is in a 1′ canister down 7.5 foot right now since last night. How long do you think we should keep her in their? she was previously in the other container for 3 days and she did not eat and I also tried late last night before she went into the deep decompression chamber, but she did not eat. Fortunately today I was lucky to obtain some Diamox, after MANY phone calls and driving 1 hour each way and paying a small fortune. I have 6 of the 250 mg tablets, so now my question is…. do I crush up the tablet and put it in the 7.5 foot pipe which holds about 15 – 20 gallons of water, how much do I need to put in or do I wait and treat her in a hospital tank after the decompression? I hope it’s not to late. We are trying everything to save her. Any more information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again for your time.

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