Re: [RML] Rainbow will not eat

Bruce Hansen (bhansen at
Sun, 3 Aug 1997 21:34:39 +1000

G'day Ed

I think he will be sick soon if he isn't already- perhaps he has something
jammed in his throat e.g. a bit of bone or other FB material from a
previous feed. Or more sinister perhaps is developing an internal ulcer in
the oesophagus etc

bhansen at

> From: Ed Romana <erom at>
> To: rainbowfish at
> Subject: [RML] Rainbow will not eat
> Date: Sunday, 3 August 1997 20:13
> I have a rainbow that will not eat. He shows no other
> signs of sickness, no spots, no bloat, fins and gills ok.
> He is however somewhat lethargic. I have seen him
> bite on shrimp or flakes but can not seem to swallow he spits
> the food back out. All aquarium other fish hungry and active.
> Is this fish sick?
> Any suggestions will be appreciated.
> Ed
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