Sick Platy Advice

WhereMyShrimps

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Recently my platy has been hanging out at the top of the tank, won't eat/can't eat, and breathing heavily. It almost looks as if their top lip is gone.. but it's hard to tell. It was acting normal just a couple days ago. Its been moved into a small tank so that the other fish can't bully it.
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It's hard to get a close up of its mouth.

Any time that I put food into the tank it doesn't even acknowledge the food.

Edit: this is a top view of the platy. It looks like the entire top of the mouth is gone but I can't see any discoloration or fuzz. Has anyone seen something like this before?

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maggie thecat

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If its mouth hurts it might not want to eat. You can try either very clean water ot treating with a broad spectrum antibiotic.

If you go with meds, follow the directions to the letter, including recommended water changes.

Good luck!
 
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