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Default Bloated swordtail

hey. just wondering if you can help me out at all. my male swordtail is bloated. he looks pregnant with a dark belly and a black spot that looks like a gravid spot.

he is acting normally and none of the other fish in the tank are showing the same symptoms except my girl who is pregnant.

i know he's a boy cause he has the gonopodium and the point on his tail.

any ideas?
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Hi...try feeding peas(cooked for a few seconds in the microwave, peeled and chopped). It could be constipation. Internal parasites could be a possibility, but rule out constipation first.
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Hi...try feeding peas(cooked for a few seconds in the microwave, peeled and chopped). It could be constipation. Internal parasites could be a possibility, but rule out constipation first.

yeah i have them some peas. over the day the bloating has gone down but the dark spot is getting darker, almost black now. could it be a new marking?
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