- - What now?
|dprUsh83 ||10-26-2006 07:09 PM |
I recently treated my oscar for ick, as some of you know, and he's been fine for a while now....well now he has some slight discolorations towards his hind-end. He's been acting a little strange, but not too weird. I'll try to get a picture later, but anybody have any ideas what this might be? If i were to explain the look I'd say it is "Slimy" but I don't know if it actually is texturally.
I swear his environment is completely sound...water changes regularly and the tank is fully cycled. Params normal, everything.
I would just keep a close eye on him for a while, what's slimey? is it visible above the scales??
|dprUsh83 ||10-26-2006 11:53 PM |
Was it that dumb of a question? :oops:
|Lauri ||10-27-2006 01:44 PM |
There is no such thing as a dumb question. :)
Does the slime on your oscar have a white/milky look to it?
|dprUsh83 ||10-27-2006 02:53 PM |
Yeah kind of. It looks like there is more of it today, but maybe I'm just looking closely. It's definitely present though. :(
I'm doing all I can for this fish and he's super healthy--I haven't given feeder fish in a long time (since ick) and I don't intend to anymore, so I don't think it is from diet. I just don'tknow what to do for him.
|Alexis ||10-27-2006 03:14 PM |
Uhm, you don't have the new little guy in there with him do you? :shock:
I HOPE the new baby's in QT...there could have been transmission of some illness... :cry:
|dprUsh83 ||10-27-2006 03:15 PM |
Yeah they're in the same tank :(
Whats your temp? if you havent already you should slowly raise your temp to 84-85 since the higher temps makes the ichs life span a lot shorter.
|dprUsh83 ||10-27-2006 03:21 PM |
Temp is at 82...I'll raise it though, It looks nothing like ick, though....I had treated ick prior to this, though
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