NANFA-- catfish health question from webpage

Jay DeLong (
Tue, 04 Nov 2003 18:11:34 -0800

Here is a question from website visitor Don Walton and his email is

It seems he needs help fast. If you have any advice for him can you please
also share it with the list. Thanks!

>From: "Don Walton" <>
>Subject: catfish
>Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 15:48:48 -0800
>Hi, I have kind of a weird question for you and was hoping you could be of
>some help. I have a bullhead catfish that has come down with something
>really weird. I have had him for about 2 years and about a week ago he
>stopped eating. Today I saw he was getting really skinny and swimming
>around with his mouth open, it looked like he was choking on
>somethning. It turns out it was his tounge, it is about the size of a
>golf ball and taking up his whole mouth, he cant eat and seems to be
>having trouble getting water threw his gills. Have u ever heard of this
>is ther anything I can do? Thanks for the help.
>Concerned catfish lover,
> Donnie
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