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Thread: Fish Diet???

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    Is it possibly to put fish on a diet? I already only feed my fish once per day and I fast them during the weekends, but my Glo Fish is just...fat.

    All my other fish in the tank seem to be perfectly healthy, not overweight or underweight. It's just the one Glo Fishh who looks like a stuffed sausage.

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    Never heard of a fish getting fat - of course, anything could be possible - but sounds like the fish is constipated. If this is the case, you can check on treatment in the illness section - I believe Epsom salt is a good treatment just don't know dose or length of time.
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    are you sure it's not a normal female danio? Females get pretty wide-bodied compared to the males.
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    +1 to what brhino said.

    Also if it is a female it could be carrying eggs? This can add to the 'fat' look
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    If it's constipated, then usually peas are recommended to empty a fish out - but I tend to agree with Brhino - my female danios have wide bottoms - they are also little piggies when it comes to food and I don't feed mine everyday either.

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    It wasn't fat until after I got back from visiting friends and boyfriend. I've fed peas and it doesn't seem to have made a difference. It's just the one lone Glo Fish, the other one died.

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