Oranda Progress (Ponyo)

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Adopted some new fish and one of the Orandas (Ponyo) was giving me issues. First she had issues with her swim bladder and couldn’t control her ascent and descent. The company I bought her from and I managed to finally get that under control, but her time drifting gave her some gnarly raw marks on her side. We’re raising the salinity and adding melafix to avoid infection, and continuing the pea diet to prevent any more swim bladder issues.
Will keep everyone updated!
(Also this little black fella is named Guts)
 

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Ponyo got put into hospital today after a salt bath treatment and is now undergoing treatment for her swim bladder.
The stress from moving is what I think the cause is, since my water parameters are fine and my other new fish are adapting well to the new pond.
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Here’s how her tank setup looks like. Very bare to avoid her bumping into things
 

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Hope she heals @Dawgfish :)
Thank you!!! She’s already acting much better and looks less stressed.
Far cry from this morning where I found her lying on her side at the surface. Thought she died and I was distressed thinking I’d have to bury her 5 minutes before I left for work
 
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Ponyo update, she seems to be thriving. To help her heal I’m thinking 2 weeks in the tank? She has some pretty gnarly spots from where her scales were rubbed off that are thankfully not looking as raw anymore
Let me know what y’all think
 

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She’s doing well! The wounds on her sides have developed a black covering on them. I looked up and it’s just their body healing. Which makes sense because no bacterial or virus infections matched the physical description of what she had.

I’ll continue to update on her recovery, she’s still swimming funny but she’s a lot more active!!!
 

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To me it looks like an internal infection. I would feed medicated food with metronidazole. you can buy medicated food off ebay.
 
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I’ll try that! She’s been looking better and all her dark scales fell off (double checked and all the ammonia levels are down)
But I’ll go with the medicated food because she’s still having buoyancy issues
 

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