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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-22-2014, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
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swordtail stringy poop

hey everyone, ijust noticed today and the other day that my male swordtail has been having stringy poop. or poop just hanging from him? could it be that he is constipated? he looka normal and heathy and swimming good.

food that ifeed are
NLS Small Fish Pellet
NLS Freshwater Flakes
Hikaria Micro Pellets
NewEra Grazers
Frozen Brine Shrimp
And Booster Flakes.

ifeed my fish in my 20 long a variation of all these foods dif days of the week.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-23-2014, 12:39 AM
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Not too sound like too much of a "smart-alec", but that seems to be a contradiction. If he was constipated you wouldn't see any of it coming out of him...
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is the poop white? or is is it brown/reddish/greenish?

if it is white then there is a problem,, if not no worries
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Not too sound like too much of a "smart-alec", but that seems to be a contradiction. If he was constipated you wouldn't see any of it coming out of him...
lol not offense taken. thanks for pointing that out tho.
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is the poop white? or is is it brown/reddish/greenish?

if it is white then there is a problem,, if not no worries
the poop wasnt white for sure and it looked more brown. dark brown
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