Re:Need first aid!


Hi Pete!

Her tail seems to be positively boyant. When she releases, and tries to swim I can see her tale fly up over her head, and she winds up, completely upside down, and swimming. She then gets frustrated, and tries to grab back onto something else. She’s settled for the night now. I’ll be keeping a close eye on her tonight though. There seems to be no abnormal marking or, open wound, not even a scratch. Just a small section of her upper tail, below the bottom tip of her dorsal fin is swollen, and she def doesn’t want to bend it at that point. Her respiration seems, fine, but she didn’t eat today. I tried hand feeding, and still no luck.

My tank parameters are
ph 8.2
amonia .25 (stays this way)
salinity 1.024
kh 15
temp 76f
nitrite less than 10
nitrate 0

Thanks again Pete!

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