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Old 05-17-2013, 12:06 PM   #1
 
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Hi i have american cichlids my white oscar started with white spots on her petroal fins they are of difference size spots she as had them for a while now i have treated for white spot with waterlife protozin for 7 days but it made no difference at all. I all so noticed some of my other fish have got them on there petroal fins to i have also tried using waterlife myxazin fin rot & bacteria in case it was bacteria but still no joy with it. Can any one plz advise me how to cure them
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:37 PM   #2
 
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If you''re sure it's ich, raise the temperature to around 86 for several days. Also, use an ich specific medication. It''s always a good idea to do a large partial water change before treating just to improve water quality. Ich is always present and it's usually a break down in conditions that causes it to infect the fish.
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Old 05-17-2013, 01:04 PM   #3
 
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If you''re sure it's ich, raise the temperature to around 86 for several days. Also, use an ich specific medication. It''s always a good idea to do a large partial water change before treating just to improve water quality. Ich is always present and it's usually a break down in conditions that causes it to infect the fish.
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Old 05-17-2013, 01:06 PM   #4
 
I am not sure what it is u think its ich then
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:26 PM   #5
 
Are the spots fuzzy/cottony looking or are they more flush to the skin and small like grains of sand/salt stuck all over thefish?
Photos of the fish that show the spots in question would be helpful.
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:42 PM   #6
 
They are large and small spots they look raised couple of fish have one or two spots the white oscar has quite a few but they are all on the pectoral fins and no were else on the fish at all. How do I put pics on as cant seem to do it
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