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goldfish sitting on bottom of tank
Old 08-09-2008, 05:12 PM   #21
 
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I've heard of people lowering the water level so it's just deep enough for the fish. This decreases the water pressure on their swim bladder, which potentially allows them to more easily expand their swim bladder (which is what makes them rise to the top of the tank).
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