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I think. He's swimming around on his side, not looking too good. I really don't like seeing him like this :(
pierce his swim bladder.
You need some medication for it. Can you get to a vet?
it's an infection or somefink.
take him to the vet,or check online,cos i can't be arsed to follow this up with a coherent argument
they'll think that I'm mental.
but food in his water and pray with a candle light visual, updating us hourly.
but he isn't eating the food that I got him.
have u cheat on him with another fish?
cos goldfish take this sort of this badly.
I hope he gets better.
I remember mine did that too:( it was one of his/hers last days....
My fish did that. I just let nature take its course.
Then I flushed him.
I feel stupid geting mopey about a fish, ah well.
We used to have goldfish and my mum had this stuff that turns the water green for if they got sick. If you don't want to go to the vet, maybe you could go to a pet shop that sells fish and describe what's wrong with him, they might be able to recommend something.
when I had two goldfish and they kept jumping out of the (temporary salad) bowl they were kept in.**
They are usually very good - there must be a pet emergancy services you can call.
** Jemima and Houdini, as they were come to be known as were not happy with the remants of detergant in teh bowl which stopped them from breathing. They were trying to jump to 'higher ponds'.
CALL THIS NUMBER FOR ADVICE. SERIOUSLY:
24 HOURS A DAY HELPLINE
but if you call them they might be able to refer you onto a better helpline. No one will laugh at you or not take you seriously... true animal lovers won't anyway.
flush him. that sounds fairly serious (swimming on side) too. or if you have fish like mine, the alpha ones will just eat him. (=