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amber2218 02-22-2007 12:23 PM

HELP.. wat do I do?
 
Came home today and found my chocolate oranda sat on the bottom of the tank.. Took a closer look and saw that its sat with its mouth wide open, it looks like theres a stone or something stuck but cant relly see, I dont know what to do.. will it come out on its own if its something stuck or could it be something else?! help :( xx

amber2218 02-22-2007 12:25 PM

Update... yes is a small pebble :roll: , its swimming around now and I can see it... wil it be able to get it out by itself ? :cry:

FDStation152 02-22-2007 01:36 PM

If it was capable of getting it out on its own I imagine it would have already. Might be time to net the fish and grab a pair of tweezers.

amber2218 02-22-2007 02:40 PM

ooo its right in though and quite a small fish, wont it hurt it? :(

FDStation152 02-22-2007 03:00 PM

That is a possibility however leaving it in will surely cause it harm.

amber2218 02-22-2007 03:05 PM

yer too cruel to not try anything.. so... Did the tweezer thing, wow dont know how it managed to get it in there in the first place!? finally got a grip on it n sort of half pulled it out but then fishy starting getting a bit stressed and i lost grip, let him swim out though and the little help must of done the trick as cant see any stone, It cant of gone further down could it though! :shock: neway seems a bit more perky and mouth is moving better though a bit stretched lol hopefully it worked thanks! xx


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