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Hi,

floating and head shaking are not symptoms of bloat. Sounds more like a swim bladder problem or something to do with digestion. Do they seem to be almost stuck at the top--like they try to swim down but they float back up or are they hovering in the corner or behind the filter tube?

First do a 30% water change. Then try fasting the entire tank for the next 24 hours. Add Epsom salt at the rate of 1 tablespoon per five gallons. Dissolve it first and add it gradually over several hours time.

Please post back with additional information and especially if there are any changes after the water change and fasting.

Robin
 
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