Things people do for their fishes: 2016 edition

Tema en 'Advanced Aquarist' comenzado por Advanced Aquarist, 24 Marzo 2016.

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    Meet Mr. Hot Wing.* This goldfish was born without a lower jawbone.* Without this bone, a fish can not fully open its mouth, which is a big problem when it comes to eating foods and pumping fresh water to the gills. There is a good reason why goldfish constantly open and close their mouth!
    So his owner brings him to Lehigh Valley Veterinary Dermatology (Allenton, Pennsylvania).* There, veteranrian Brian Palmeiro decided to fabricate and surgically install a jaw brace for Mr. Hot Wing to prop his mouth open.* The entire procedure costs $150 USD ... for a $1 fish, mind you.
    Sure, Mr. Hot Wing looks a bit weird now.* But hey, it's better than suffocating and starving.

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