Why does my fish swim facing up?
If excessive gas production is present in the GI tract, the gas-distended bowels can result in a fish swimming “belly up.” However, if fluid or foreign objects are found within the bowels, it can also result in a negative buoyancy disorder, where the fish is found toward the bottom of the tank.
Can a fish recover from swim bladder?
Depending on the cause, swim bladder disorders may be temporary or permanent. If your fish has a permanent swim bladder disorder, they can still live a full and happy life with some lifestyle modifications.
Why is my fish looking up?
Usually, your fish go to the surface when they’re not getting enough oxygen. Unlike you, they use their gills to breathe the air that’s already in the water. However, in some circumstances, there’s not enough oxygen in the tank for all the fish to breathe easily.