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Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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koi carp keeps going up side down

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koi carp keeps going up side down
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

Is the fish standing on its head or belly up?

Where in the water column is it (at the top, bottom sitting, etc)?

Does it have any abdominal distension visible? Pineconing of its scales?

Any sores, ulcers, or red streaks on its fins?

How its respiration and gill appearance compared to any other fish you have?