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lfsolata 08-11-2008 05:28 PM

help!!!SICK FISH
 
HI, 24 HRS AGO I MOVED ONE OF MY MOLLIE TO THE HOSPITAL TANK, SHE HAD A SLIMY STRING LIKE WEB COMING FROM BEHIND HER DORSAL FINS. TODAY SHE HAS LUMPS ON HER RIGHT SIDE AND AT THE BACK OF HER DORSAL FINS. IVE RESEARCHED BUT STILL NOT SURE OF WHICH PROBLEM IT IS CAN SOMEONE HELP PLS...I HAVE A 50 GAL. TANK WITH AOUT (20)MOLLIES MALE AND FEMALE (SPOTTED WHICH JUST HAD FRIES THAT ARE FINE,(2) BLACK MALE AND FEMALE ALONG WITH 3 TETRAS (TIGER STRIPED,BLACK SKIRT AND A BLUE ) ONE ALGAE EATER WHO STAYS TO HIMSELF. I ALSO HAVE ABOUT 20 FRY FROM (3) DIFFERENT BIRTHS. THEY ARE IN THERE OWN TANK AND ARE ABOUT 2 WEEKS OLD. EVERYONE SEEMS TO BE FINE AND I NEVER HAD A PROBLEM UNTIL NOW. :( PLEASE HELP...SOLATA

onefish2fish 08-15-2008 02:44 AM

pictures help, as well as posting specific water parameters.. such as but not limited to:
tank size: 50gal
temp:
amonia:
nitrite:
nitrate:
how long established:
these things help, you can get as specific as you want (filtration,substrates/gravels,live/fake plants.. etc etc)

as for the white stringy poooopy my most educated guess would say it sounds like a digestive parasite.
as for the large white spot, sounds like a bacterial infection

pictures(if possible) would help members ID your sickness!


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