Silver32 Silver32
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Minnow with swollen belly #1
Help! My fish has had a swollen belly for a number of years but in the last couple of days it’s become huge.
Can someone help please? 😩

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Re: Minnow with swollen belly #2
That looks like dropsy - and it's quite advanced so I don't think there's anything you can do. You could try treating with Esha 2000, but I suspect this is too far advanced for it to be effective
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Re: Minnow with swollen belly #3
Thank you for reply. I’ve put him in another bowl so he’s not struggling against the filter. The pet shop gave me a general salt and recommended feeding him a pea.