Pictus catfish has swelled abdomen?

hardin(7 SE OK)July 15, 2009

I was wondering if anyone would know why my small pictus cat has a swelled abdomen? It happened overnight, after a careful cleaning of the tank. It may be due to the water change, yet I have done many water changes before and this has never happened. The little guy was brought home about a year ago, and has been fine until now. It is eating, but swims with a slight side-to-side motion, instead of the usual straight zip through the water. If a picture is needed, I can try to get one.

Thanks in advance.

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He probably ate one of his tankmates,check to see if anyone is missing.Pistus will eat anything that theycanfit in their mouths.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2009 at 11:24AM
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hardin(7 SE OK)

No, everyone is still there. No dinner for him.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2009 at 1:21PM
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