Why is my fish acting like it cant swim?
Buoyancy problems are caused by a wide variety of disorders. Some of these include systemic disease (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic, cancer), starvation, general weakness, eroded fins and broken fins, swim bladder diseases, and excessive air in the gastrointestinal tract or abdominal cavity.
Can a fish recover from swim bladder?
Swim Bladder Medicine
If you believe the issue is a bacterial infection though, then medicating the fish with an antibiotic can help get the disease under control. The fish will then remove any internal fluid on its own and recover its buoyancy. What is this?