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  1. I passed by my main tank and observed a mystery snail floating with the circulation of the water. The snail was as mostly inside the shell but a little on the outside. I have seen my snails sleep this way but never as they are floating around. I went to retrieve my phone for a photo but by the time I got back to the tank the snail was on the floor of the tank. Is this a symptom of illness or even death?
  2. Hi All, I noticed just this morning that one of my male guppies is floating near the surface on his side with his tail drooping into the water. His gills are still moving and he can swim upright for a few seconds but then starts floating on his side again. No visible spots/issues. I treated everyone for parasites before moving to the big display tank and had seen no signs of them since treatment (about 2 months ago). One female who gave birth within the last couple days has a long white piece of poo this morning. So parasites back? 2 separate issues? Everyone else is looking good. Only changes this week were adding floating plants and a couple more crypts. Anything I can do? Parameters: Ammonia: 0 Nitrite: 0 Nitrate: 10 GH 300 KH 150-200
  3. My dwarf gourami has been acting strange for the past two days and today he has stopped reacting to me outside his tank. All he does is float now, even lets the (not too strong) filter output push him around. He has a very slight spine curve when he moves but not as severe as some pictures I've seen. His fins look fine but he looks a little paler than usual. Stomach is definitely bloated and he is just floating around. He is not upside down although sometimes I see him lean sideways. It is just him in a 10g cycled tank with some mystery snails and shrimp. Ammonia 0, Nitrite 0, Nitrate 10. All other parameters good and what he is always used to, so no changes. In the time I was typing this I watched him sink down to the bottom but quickly fight is way to the top again to float. I have done some research and tried to feed him a boiled frozen pea a few times, but he did not eat it even if I held it right in front of him. I have not fed him for two days at this point. I love this fish, can anyone help!?
  4. Recently purchased a golden mystery snail. Not sure how but it seems as if it has an air bubble in his shell. It always floats to the top. i've tried putting down in my plants but it always gets out and floats to the top. Rarely I've seen it attached to the side of my tank close to the top but then it's floating again. I've tried gently pushing on his "foot" or "trap door" to try to release air but with no success. Any suggestions? I'm afraid it will just slowly starve.
  5. My female mystery snail has been floating for a week. She gets stuck under the water flow and tumbles undernear. Please help!!!
  6. I have had 6 Kuhli loaches in a 20 gallon for several months and they have all grown however one remained quite skinny. She started floating at the top and upside, struggling to get into the guppy grass to right herself. I have treated with dewormer, but it's been 4 days and now it seems she has given up and is just floating aimlessly at the top of the water, upside down, not hanging to the plants. Do you know what could be wrong?
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