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Swollen and Lathergic

Discussion in 'Dwarf Cichlid Health' started by ehsanabria, Nov 14, 2018.

  1. ehsanabria

    ehsanabria New Member 5 Year Member

    Oct 25, 2013
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    I have a female Apisto Fire Red that all of a sudden stopped swimming around. After two days she just hid in a cave. No male in the tank. This morning she was out of the cave but in a corner on the floor. She still looks swollen and she turned whiter. What could cause this. pH 6.5, No Ammonia, no NO2, very low NO3, low TDS.

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  2. gerald

    gerald Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

    Dec 28, 2006
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    Body swelling often indicates kidney failure, which could be from bacterial infection or other causes.

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