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My cichlid (hongi female) hasn’t been right for about a week now I have isolated her added Epsom salt to tank with only little improvement any idea what could be wrong I’ll add video any help would be greatly appreciated I don’t want to lose her she is a good breeder ph and hardness is fine is both normal and isolation tank 

fish is swimming on bottom of tank and when does try to swim it swims diagonally 



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Hi Gemma

you need to change the access restriction on the attachment for public viewing as it won't open

Has the fish lost swimming ability ?

does it just belly slide and if it swims up it just drops when it stops swimming ?

if so this would be a swim bladder problem

need some pics we can see



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