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    Hello. I'm new here, nice to come across your forum community. I have 6 dwarf puffer fish living in a 10 gallon fresh water setup. I think one is sick, because the others are all fat and happy but this guys right side is all caved in; as if he were bent. He seems to be swimming ok and eating a little, not as much as the others though. Is this fish healthy? I can't seem to take a pic as they move so fast...

    Thanks in advance!

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    Welcome to the forum. In order to help you we need to know a couple of things. What are your water parameters? Ammonia, nitrate, nitrite? How often do you change the water and how much?

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    My Ammonia and Nitrite are minimal, nitrate is fairly high high though, around 40 ppm usually. I change the water twice a month. 5 of the 6 fish are OK. One has a caved in side. Does this resemble any common fish diseases??

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    I would start by upping the frequency of your water changes at least every other day with a good vacuum. Your nitrates are very hight and you need to bring it under 10. Fresh clean water may be all he needs. Keep us posted.

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