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Pictus catfish has swelled abdomen?

Posted by hardin 7 SE OK (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 15, 09 at 0:13

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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RE: Pictus catfish has swelled abdomen?

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

RE: Pictus catfish has swelled abdomen?

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

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