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post #1 of 3 Old 03-16-2011, 02:18 PM Thread Starter
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What is it (black spot)

I have a few fish with these black marking on them, i would be greatful of any help and treatment for them i am based in the uk my water readings are as follows

NO3; 50
NO2; 0
GH; 8
KH; 6
PH; 7.6
CL2; 0


NO3 i know is a bit high but i am hoping to solve this with RO next month when i get the filter as my tapwater is quite bad











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Also they are doing a lot of rubbing on the sand i belive this is another sign of black spot
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-19-2011, 11:14 AM
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i know that goldfish change colors but these are cichlids. maybe it just happens.
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post #3 of 3 Old 03-19-2011, 12:05 PM
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These are just genetic spots. Your fish have some kind of crossbreeding going on. Lots of the fish at my LFS have spots like these. Most of the time I see the spots on Red Zebras like yours.

Do fish get thirsty?
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