Angel fish not eating or using bathroom

  1. fishtime

    fishtime Initiate Member

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    water is good. been in tank for like 4 years. where he goes to the bath room looks like something is stuck and swollen. any ideas on what to do. im trying to upload pics.[​IMG]
     


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    fishtime

    fishtime Initiate Member

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    hes still swimming good and looks good but obviously something is wrong.[​IMG]
     


  3. TexasDomer

    TexasDomer Fishlore Legend Member

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    Looks like the beginning of a prolapse.

    Can you give more info?

    Tank size and tank mates?

    Water parameters (pH, temp, ammonia, nitrites, nitrates)?
     
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    fishtime

    fishtime Initiate Member

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    Hello thanks for replying. amonia 0 ph 7 no tank mates 20 gallon tall. not sure on nitrates. but i take real good care of tank . temp is 82
     
  5. TexasDomer

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    A 20 gal tall is too small for an angel - 29 gal minimum.

    You really need to know nitrites and nitrates too.

    How often do you do water changes and how much do you change?

    If it's a prolapse, there's not much you can do besides frequent large water changes and light feeding.