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Re: Angel can't stay at the surface
> We have a 4" angel that is constantly struggling to stay at or near the
> surface. It is swimming constantly to maintain its position (at a sharp
> upwards angle), and as soon as it stops swimming it sinks rapidly. It
> also has lost its appetite. Is this a swim bladder problem? Does
> anyone have any suggestions as to how to treat it. It's probably 3-4
> years old. Is this the end of it's normal life span?
We seem to end up talking fish a good bit lately. It sounds to me like it is
time for a broad-spectrum bactericide regimen in a quarantine tank. I have
had angels spawning for over 10 years, so it is nowhere near the end of a
normal life, if it has been properly fed and cared for.