08-07-2007, 06:31 PM
| || | Puncturing a fish is not recommended. This can damage their internal organs. It is not dropsy nor constipation for that matter. The cause is likely the use of floating foods where fish also gulp air as they eat food on the surface.
Originally Posted by blueblue48
its probably a swim bladder problem, the swim bladder is an organ in the stomach area that is filled with water to keep the goldfish floating right side up, if it were to pe punctured or in some cases if the goldfish is constapated it might swim oddly. some people have thawed out peas and fed them to the fish as a natural laxative. pics would REALLY help? it might be dropsy?