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Parrot fish swimming upside down.

what can I do to help my fish? He is floating upside down. He tries to swim upright but just rolls over belly side up. I am worried because part of his body is out of the water when he does this. He is in a 75 gal tank with 1 spotted puffer and a few Cory catfish.  Water parameters are good. 


I had a fish who was not really sick - he was just an extremely hybridized goldfish who had always been upside down even in the fish store. I gave him a large PVC pipe and flower pots to swim down to and once inside, it would hold him underwater and avoid drying out his belly. However if your fish suddenly developed this, it isn't a very good sign.

PS you can read the Story of Eggdrop here

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