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doddmatic

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About doddmatic

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Age
    30
  • Location
    Dublin, Ireland
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  • How many Goldfish
    Four
  1. Hey guys, I got some of this in the post today, thanks for all the advice. I'll order some of the other brands mentioned on pay day.
  2. Thanks for all the advice guys, I'm going to see what I can get locally (Ireland) or ordered from the UK. If I can avoid hand feeding FBW and cooking peas a few times a week - without feeling like I'm feeding them crap - it'll be great
  3. Thanks, I'll have a look. I have a black Moor, ranchu, pearlscale and a golden weather loach that thinks it's a goldfish.
  4. That's great, thanks Chelsea. I think they stock New Life stuff in my local fish shop too
  5. Hi guys I feed my goldfish peas and bloodworm, and in the past I've given them soylent green and some terrible gel food of my own making. However, I'd really like to buy a good quality dry food as I don't always have the time to chop veggies or defrost worms. I have no experience with dry foods though, are there any good ones? Thanks Derek
  6. Ok, her poo looks normal, though it is bright green as she's only been eating peas. I'll upload some pictures later if that's not too distasteful. I also noticed some red marks on her belly earlier, I'll post a picture of that too.
  7. OK, will do, I don't think she'll like it but if it's good for her
  8. OK, I'll keep an eye on her for the next few days and see what happens.
  9. Hey guys I put her in a 40 L/10 G quarantine last night with 1/2 tsp of Epsom. I also fed her a gram of epsom in a pea, if it's OK to do both? The QT just has an airstone in it at the moment but I'm going to some filtration later. I'm just feeding peas at the moment.
  10. Yeah, I was just reading that, I'll give it a shot when I get in
  11. Sorry, have the tank readings 5 ppm Nitrate 0 Nitrite 7.5 Ph 0 Ammonia I have epsom salts and interpet internal bacteria, but no Anti-biotics.
  12. Hi, I can't say that I've seen her poo specifically, but I'll keep an eye out. I do see the occasional floaty poo but I don't know the culprit.
  13. Hi guys I have this fish- she's undergoing a name change but it's presently 'Yoshi 2' - for about a year and she has always had a bit of a distended belly. I became concerned about it a while back when it seemed to have grown noticeably but as she is the quickest and most agile fancy I've ever known, I left it alone. I came home from a two-day absence today to find her pinned to the bottom of the tank, struggling to get up any higher and - I think - noticeably more swollen. She's eating well (peas at the moment), which is good. I suspect she's female because two of my other fish have tried pretty persistently to try and mate with her - but to no avail. So I am left wondering, could she be 'egg impacted'? Or might it be something more serious? *250 Litre Tank * Generally kept at 21 C, with some minor variance * Water changes 50 % every week, sometimes more, treated with prime * External canister filter rater at 1,000 lph with bio-media, different sponges, purigen. * Diet consisting mainly of blood-worm and peas * Tank recently treated for ich with Malachite green * Four other - quite small - fish in tank. * Checking water parms now, but generally stable 7.5 Ph, 0 Ammonia and Nitrites (will updated in a few minutes) Here is a video of said fish:
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