|kender42 ||02-06-2009 05:33 PM |
swim bladder issue with crowntail goldfish???
Hey! My 3 crowntail goldfish have issues swimming, usually after they eat. They tend to float at the top of the water, sometimes sideways. I think they are swallowing to much air when they eat. Is that bad? How do I fix it?
|Twistersmom ||02-06-2009 06:21 PM |
You can try feeding them less, feed sinking pellets instead of flakes, also skinned peas are good for swim bladder problems.
A combination of all the above should help. My goldfish get a pea every day. They really enjoy it.
|dramaqueen ||02-06-2009 06:23 PM |
Daphnia is also good for swimbladder disorder.
|kender42 ||02-06-2009 06:26 PM |
One of my fish doesn't like veggies... He's wierd. Also, what's daphnia?
|dramaqueen ||02-06-2009 06:32 PM |
Daphnia are tiny crustaceans and come either freeze dried or frozen. I feed miy bettas Hikari freeze dried dphnia. They are more natural for fish than peas. The freeze dried need to be rehydrated before feeding.
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