i can't figure out what is wrong

Stephen J. Moorman sjm8 at po.cwru.edu
Wed Feb 23 15:59:05 EST 2000


The fish is sick.  Probably dropsy.  This condition is most frequently
cause by bacterial and/or viral infections.  Because the cause is 
usually unknown the best treatment is to euthanize the fish.

robert viana wrote:

> My zebra fish has gotten pretty fat and its scales look as though
> they are sticking out. Is this fish pregnant or on its death bed? I
> would appreciate it if you could shed some light on the subject.

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