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Henry5
12-29-2004, 10:42 PM
One of my female guppys doesn't swim with her body straight, the end is sort of hanging down. Is she ill? She's been doing this since I got her 5 weeks ago.

ladyjai
12-31-2004, 01:45 AM
is this a recent development? I assume you mean a bent spine?

Henry5
01-02-2005, 02:46 PM
Exactly, it looks like the spine is bent.
I've only had her for 5 weeks and she's been like this all the time. I didn't notice in the fish store, but maybe she did it there too and I just didn't pay enough attention.

ladyjai
01-03-2005, 02:20 AM
if she came that way, it is likely a birth defect. if she developed it, it might be related to fry bearing

Henry5
01-07-2005, 03:53 PM
Is she suffering? Should I put her to sleep?