Sick Platy (probably dropsy)

Jenn023

So on Wednesday I woke up to my platy pine coning. After a google search assumed it’s probably dropsy. I have a 75 gallon tank and a 10 gallon hospital tank that’s full off mollie babies right now. I went out and got a 5 gallon for him that’s obviously not cycled but it is what it is… I’ve changed the water every day to avoid ammonia spikes and add in 1/8 epsom salt and kanaPlex 1full spoonful the first day then a half the next when I changed a good portion of the water. Below is a pic of my guy 2 days later after treatment and he looks the same. He is eating a little and still has his color. Has anyone had any success saving their fish from dropsy? Also it says online to put 1tbs a gallon on some sites and 1/8 on others… if anyone has any help with that it would be awesome too. It’s hard to do research on this when everything has different info. He is the first fish I got a year ago when I got into the hobby so trying to save him if at all possible.

This is from tonight

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This one is from Wednesday morning

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BigManAquatics

Definitely dropsy, it is possible to save a fish bit it is usually a high % fatal disease. Can't think of much more you can do at the moment, seems you"re doing what you can.
 

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