pic of month     Golden State Discus

Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Discus floating upside down!

  1. #1
    Registered Member DEB0's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Location
    Shillong, India
    Posts
    8
    iTrader
    0
    Real Name
    Debapratim Dey

    Post Discus floating upside down!

    One of my Discus has been floating upside down near the surface! It has been swimming with it's belly up since this morning! Yesterday night it was all fine but I don't know what happened to it overnight. What should I do? Please Help!

  2. #2
    Registered Member bluelagoon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Halifax,Canada
    Posts
    1,279
    iTrader
    0
    Real Name
    Mervin

    Default Re: Discus floating upside down!

    Sounds like a swim bladder issue.Sometimes the ducts get blocked.I've had some success with epsom salts.I've even had them gulpe down food and air along with it.

  3. #3
    Registered Member DEB0's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Location
    Shillong, India
    Posts
    8
    iTrader
    0
    Real Name
    Debapratim Dey

    Default Re: Discus floating upside down!

    It seems to be fine now but it's lying flat on the ground now! Don't know what's wrong!

  4. #4
    Administrator jeep's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    O.P. KS
    Posts
    3,604
    iTrader
    0

    Default Re: Discus floating upside down!

    Keep an eye on it. If it does not get better soon, please fill out this form and post it in the emergency room sub-forum

    http://forum.simplydiscus.com/showth...lease-complete

  5. #5
    Registered Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    michigan
    Posts
    507
    iTrader
    4 (100%)

    Default Re: Discus floating upside down!

    Quote Originally Posted by DEB0 View Post
    It seems to be fine now but it's lying flat on the ground now! Don't know what's wrong!
    i just went through this with one of my discus think it was bloat or a swim bladder i tried epsom salt but i didn't have any luck hope you do best of luck to you

  6. #6
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Location
    Richmond, VA
    Posts
    233
    iTrader
    0
    Real Name
    Frank

    Default Re: Discus floating upside down!

    Quote Originally Posted by DEB0 View Post
    It seems to be fine now but it's lying flat on the ground now! Don't know what's wrong!
    It doesn’t sound good. Did you try the Epsom Salt?
    How are the others doing?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

pic of month             AquaticSuppliers.com