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Balloon in stomach

Posted By: Harper <harperfish@yahoo.com>
Date: Friday, 7 December 2001, at 4:21 p.m.

My Yoyo loach has blown up 3x its normal size, looking like it swallowed a balloon. I think it may be dropsy, but even a fish doc couldn't diagnose it. Any ideas? The onset was quick and happened after leaving home for a few days and droppping in a tank feeder. This loach is 7 years old and has survived everything; I actually can't believe it hasn't exploded yet. I'm going to try Epsom salt treatments and Maracyn antibiotics.
 

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