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Goldfish who can’t swim upright gets a wheelchair

June 1, 2015

After a 16 second high-risk, non-invasive surgery involving what appears to be a t-shirt tag and a piece of cork, we can report that this goldfish is swimming normally.

On May 28, Redditor leability uploaded this image of a quick fix for a goldfish who had trouble swimming upright.

As a few Redditors pointed out in the post, the fish is likely suffering from an infected swim bladder — the result of the high-protein diet owners typically feed their fish.

A more permanent fix for the ailment is to feed your goldfish skinned, chopped green peas. The nutrients in the peas and the vegetable's density should right your pet's diet in a few days.

(Source: mashable.com)


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