🐠 platy swimming vertically should I be worried?

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Re: 🐠 platy swimming vertically should I be worried?

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plankton wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:01 am I think she is probably worn out from doing what livebearers do unfortunately. :(
she in a hospital tent and I added Tonic salt she does nothing but rest now...
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No Change you think worth trying to treat her in a cup with bladder treatment as I can't treat the tank it kill all the fry and snails...
So is it worth putting her in a cup full of tank water treat the cup and leave her for 30 mins or an hour with the cup floating in the tank?
She does swim and comes up for food but after few mins she just goes back to the bottom I can see she trying really hard and she jumped out the hospital tent.
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I guess, if she does eventually succumb, you need to find comfort that you tried everything you could to help. If the treatment can't hurt her, i would argue it's worth a try. Anything is worth a try.

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Yes, agreed, you can try the swim bladder treatment, I have doubts about it working though.
I hope I'm proved wrong.

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That it the very last thing I can do...
If she don't recover over the next 3 days I will have to do the clove oil.
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