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Anyone have success with treating swim bladder?

Jacob

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I suspect that one of my fish has this. He is having trouble swimming and seems to be a bit lopsided. I have had a fish (beta) that had this before and was not able to save him. He ended up dying from it. I am not sure what my first steps should be.
 

AJ

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Same here. I think swim bladder problems are one of those things that you need to avoid, rather than treat, sadly. It is possible to cure mild swim bladder issues, but it's not easy. :(
 

John Alce

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Unfortunately there isn't much you can do about this disease as for me I lost two of my fish because I din't know what to do but I actually save one betta recently., I think it was in May, through following an online guide.

I removed the accumulated fluid by giving some antibiotics, as this method was quick. Secondly, I tried not to feed the fish for few days to remove the excess air. https://aboutfishtank.com/how-to-cure-swim-bladder-disease/ they have more remedies listed here but these two actually worked for me.
 
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