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19 Jul 2006

What is wrong with My Fish?
Hi, I have a grey gold fish - it looks like its one scale is falling off - but it is bleeding underneath - the blood is not running out though, its just under the skin (scales) - what is wrong with it and what can i do? i want to tale it to the vet but i am scared it will get stressed. Please help me - i am quite worried - i dont want anything to happen to it!!!
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Take your goldfish to the vet in a container of the water that he is in at the moment. He may need some antibiotic treatment depending upon what your vet finds. Some vets know more about fish that others so you may call your vet and enquire as to whether they treat fish regularly or whether thay can give yo the namne of a vet who does treat fish near you.
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