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01-27-2014, 04:59 PM #1
Neon Tetra with Swim Bladder issue
I suspect that this is most likely the result of some overfeeding on my part/overeating on his part but my one neon tetra appears to have an issue with his swim bladder. He is currently swimming with his tail being a fair bit higher than his head.
From what I have found so far on the net the solution would appear to be no feeding for a few days...does this sound accurate? Are there any other solutions? I've tried catching him to put him into the quarantine tank but he can still swim very quickly so I've had no luck there.
Thanks for the help!
RichMy journal....Swimming in South Africa:
01-27-2014, 05:02 PM #2
Hi check out this link here on the AC that talks about swim bladder and how to treat it. Hopefully it will give you some help. Good luck
http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/disease/swimbladder.php30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies, mystery & assassin snails
15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, mystery & assassin snails
90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, kribs, male ABNP, peppered cories, assassin snailss
90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp
01-27-2014, 05:16 PM #3
I've heard similar things with neons before. try doing nothing for now maybe? In other cases it went away after a few hours after feeding.