Glowlight Tetra Unable To Swim

patelh88
  • #1
Hello guys. I noticed one of my Glowlight Tetras on the bottom unable to swim. I'm not sure if it's swim bladder or a missing pectoral fin. He didn't show any problematic signs yesterday during feeding. Think it's been about 5-6 hours. Thinking of euthanizing him so he doesn't have to suffer anymore. Thoughts?
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Oarngesi
  • #2
Poor guy they sure are cool but my glofish don't seem as hardy as the non glofish
 
Fanatic
  • #3
What are the parameters?
Cycled aquarium correct?

If everything checks out, I think it's best to euthanize.
 
patelh88
  • Thread Starter
  • #4
Parameters were good. 0,0,20-30. Just did 50-60% water change two days ago
 
IcedColdMine
  • #5
Could be dropsy....... glolights are genetically enhanced so they may have a weakened immune system.
 
Fanatic
  • #6
Well, I say euthanize him.
 
patelh88
  • Thread Starter
  • #7
Thank you. I went ahead and did the clove oil treatment. Hopefully it's not dropsy. I am starting to think it may have been an injury due to the spider wood I just put in about a week ago. Not sure but just thinking maybe during feeding it bumped into it. Kinda like joeys arrowana but on a much smaller scale.

Will keep an eye on the rest of them to make sure it's not dropsy.
 
Racing1113
  • #8
Could be dropsy....... glolights are genetically enhanced so they may have a weakened immune system.

You're thinking of glofish. Glowlight tetras are natural.
 

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