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Yesterday I noticed a lump in my bichirs stomach, which is not unusual when he eats a lot, except it was oddly circular and he was eating feeder minnows. Today I looked and the swelling is worse and there appears to be internal bleeding. Any ideas of causes and treatments? I didn’t have time before work to do a water change but tomorrow I’ll do 50%.

Nitrate-20 (high for my water)





Ph- 6.8





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He could have got a blockage from eating to big a minnow that what's causing the swelling what I would do is stop feeding him for a couple of days and see if the swelling goes down treatment wise there's not a lot you can do at this point it just a case of wait and see 

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