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post #1 of 9 Old 12-22-2011, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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hi im new to this form , was just wondering if anyone has heard or seen of the edges of the fins of oscars becoming whiteish there not split or anything there just turning white along the edge if anyone has any idea what this could be or if its anything that be great help
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post #2 of 9 Old 12-25-2011, 07:54 PM
Might be fin rot, and if it is, do a water change and check the water quality.

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4 Pangio Kuhli
12 Hemmigrammus Bleheri
2 Botia Lohachata
1 Botia Straita
1 Ancistrus Sp.
6 Poecilia Reticulata




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post #3 of 9 Old 12-26-2011, 07:22 PM
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Might be fin rot, and if it is, do a water change and check the water quality.
agreed are you using tap water?
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post #4 of 9 Old 12-27-2011, 12:32 AM Thread Starter
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i thought fin rot to \, but its not looking like that at least not the kind of finrot iv seen and can fin pictures of online \, i have done water change an checked the water quality its fine and the fish arnt acting any diffrent there still eating and swimming around like they always have so im out of ideas on what it could be or if its anything to worry about
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post #5 of 9 Old 01-02-2012, 11:56 PM
What are you feeding them?

38 gallon :
Pelvicachromis Taeniatus Nigerian Red not yet breeding pair
4 Pangio Kuhli
12 Hemmigrammus Bleheri
2 Botia Lohachata
1 Botia Straita
1 Ancistrus Sp.
6 Poecilia Reticulata




The Wet Spot Portland Oregon!!!!!!

ADA: Do!aqua Iwagumi 10 gallon size!
7 Clown Killies
7 Ghost shrimp
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post #6 of 9 Old 01-04-2012, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
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im feeding them hikari cichlid pellets with the odd pinch of blood worms for a treat once and a while
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post #7 of 9 Old 01-06-2012, 11:41 PM
So then it shouldn't be the diet... maybe it is just the way your oscar looks. My pleco has the smae thing but it is healthy.

38 gallon :
Pelvicachromis Taeniatus Nigerian Red not yet breeding pair
4 Pangio Kuhli
12 Hemmigrammus Bleheri
2 Botia Lohachata
1 Botia Straita
1 Ancistrus Sp.
6 Poecilia Reticulata




The Wet Spot Portland Oregon!!!!!!

ADA: Do!aqua Iwagumi 10 gallon size!
7 Clown Killies
7 Ghost shrimp
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post #8 of 9 Old 01-07-2012, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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thats what i kinda was thinkin cause i cant come up with anything else , im still keepin a close eye on if anything changes thanks for the help :)
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post #9 of 9 Old 01-08-2012, 12:25 PM
no problem

38 gallon :
Pelvicachromis Taeniatus Nigerian Red not yet breeding pair
4 Pangio Kuhli
12 Hemmigrammus Bleheri
2 Botia Lohachata
1 Botia Straita
1 Ancistrus Sp.
6 Poecilia Reticulata




The Wet Spot Portland Oregon!!!!!!

ADA: Do!aqua Iwagumi 10 gallon size!
7 Clown Killies
7 Ghost shrimp
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