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Please don't shoot me, but.....

Posted By: Lyndi <LLR@sussexcoaches.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: Tuesday, 25 July 2000, at 10:39 a.m.

i have a problem with a shubunkin goldfish (4inch bristol variety (if anyone cares)) on sunday morning i woke up to find it had a lump, about the size of a medium gravelstone on the centre of its body, but slightly towards the gills, yesterday this lump is still apparent but the whole area from the back of the gill to the centre is slightly swollen, making the lump less pronounced. Ive had him two years and i haven't noticed any major changes in his behaviour, aside from being slightly less active, but it has been much hotter than normal here.

With reference to the tank its in, its a 33 gallon, the water paramaters are good, but the ph has dropped a little in the last few weeks (without any reason i'm aware of) For tank mates he has two weather loa