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Bloated Odessa barb


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Nitrates between 50-100, but just added fertilizer yesterday

pH 7.8, GH 150, KH 70, water temp about 72

One of my female Odessa barbs is looking rough and is very swollen up and there is some redness. She is moving and eating normally, however, albeit a little clumsily. Has anyone seen anything like this before?




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If she getting pineconing of the scales I would Qarantine and treat with aquarium salt 1 table spoon for 1 gallon that will reduce fluid buildup and kanaplex in food if theirs no pineconing it could be constipated or egg bound in that case I would treat with epsom salt bath 1 table spoon for 2 gallons for no more than 15 minutes 2-3 times a day as Epsom salt acts as a muscle relaxants 

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