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My tig has been acting strange for the last couple days . Swimming awkwardly with no balance . Any suggestions doesn’t look like it going to make it .
 

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My tig has been acting strange for the last couple days . Swimming awkwardly with no balance . Any suggestions doesn’t look like it going to make it .
Hard to say but maybe bloat/swim bladder issues. Please post ur water parameters, tank info, tankmates, water change schedule, and diet. Add a pic or video. Would lower the water level so it can stay upright and add some Epsom salt 1 tbsp per 5g. Add some kanamycin. Start with that for now. I assume because of the lack of balance. Hope it gets better.
 

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Tigs need pristine water or they won't last long....not saying that yours isn't but I would check it test for levels of ammonia and nitrate levels.
 
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Reminds me of their behavior when in shock from going from high to low oxygen water or from a spike in pH or hardness, temp, etc.

You and your fish could benefit if you followed the guidelines for asking health-related questions posted in stickies in the Diseases forum and the General Aquaria forum.
 
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