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help! swim bladder trouble

Posted By: Donya <kwippo_raptor@cybertown.com>
Date: Saturday, 31 January 2004, at 1:01 p.m.

Hi, I'm new to these forums. I have had a small clown loach (just under 2") for a couple of months now; he was gotten to help control physid outbreaks in my tanks. Recently I had to do an emergincy move of several of my large apple snails into his tank, so I had to take him out of his normal tank and I gave him a 5 gallon tank to himself. Everything with him has been fine right up until that...he's been in the tank for 5 days and then yesterday he looked like he ate too much and had some swim bladder trouble like bettas and goldfish can get from over-eating. He was fine in a couple hours, but today he did something that knocked him unconscious (no breathing, limp for