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Abdominal Bleeding in Betta with Dropsy

The pineconing and bloating you see is believed to be caused by internal organ failure and the accumulation of fluids in the body. Once it becomes noticeable it’s usually too late.

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Avoiding Mini-cycles

Mini-cycles generally occur during the fragile period when the tank is new and happen because of something we do to either remove nitrifying bacterial colonies (like removing the filter media) or by rapidly adding food for the bacteria (like adding additional fish).

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Light Sensitive Goldfish

the smile, originally uploaded by glenn.. Q: MM wrote, You’ve helped me in the past with one of my Bettas (he had swim bladder trouble). I have a quick question about one of my goldfish. I have 2 large goldfish (almost about a foot long, each), also one large algae eater and a small bottom [...]

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Aquatic Veterinary Specialists

First 10g, originally uploaded by John_Zhang. Hey Nippyfish Readers! It’s late and I’m sort of tired so rather than posting the usual Q&A, I’m just going to reprint this really nice email I got today from a reader. It was so thoughtful, it made my day. The emails I get from readers are really what [...]

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