How do you treat swim bladder?
- Treat with Swimbladder Treatment to attack any bacterial infection.
- Support the fish’s immune system using Aquilibrium First Aid Salt.
What does it mean when a fish lays upside down?
The impaired buoyancy in fish is caused by a malfunction of their swim bladder. When affected by Swim Bladder Disorder fish will often lose the ability to properly swim. They will float uncontrollably to the top of the aquarium, turned upside down, while still being alive.
How do you remove air from swim bladder?
After properly diagnosing positive buoyancy disorder due to overinflation of the swim bladder, a veterinarian can remove air by sticking a needle attached to a syringe into the swim bladder and removing a portion of air until the fish can maintain neutral buoyancy.