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post #1 of 7 Old 02-20-2011, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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Angel sick?

The three spots on the tail looked like ich at first.....
But now I really have no idea what it is....

What do you think?

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post #2 of 7 Old 02-20-2011, 05:47 PM
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It might be something internal

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post #3 of 7 Old 02-21-2011, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the reply.

I found the sticky.

1. Size of tank? 46gal.

2. Water parameters
a. Ammonia? 0
b. Nitrite? 0
c. Nitrate? 0-10 very safe, not pink
d. pH, KH and GH? 7.2ph
e. Test kit?a test strips

3. Temperature? 78 f

4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)? fresh water

5. How long the aquarium has been set up? 5 years

6. What fish do you have? How many are in your tank? How big are they? How long have you had them?
4 angels 1 moonlight gourami 1 boseman's rainbow 4 corys, all these 1-2 months 1-4"
1 pleco, 5 years 7"

7. Were the fish placed under quarantine period (minus the first batch from
the point wherein the tank is ready to accommodate the inhabitants)?
2 weeks, one other angel has 2 ich spots, two others had and are clear

8. a. Any live plants? Fake plants? fake
b. Sand, gravel, barebottom? Crushed coral, I am planning to change it.
c. Rocks, woods, fancy decors? Any hollow decors?rocks yes, wood no, fancy dec. no

9. a. Filtration? ya a penguin 350, plus second penguin 350 to get ready for UGF removal.
b. Heater? yes

10. a. Lighting schedule? What lights are used? floresent and on 8 am till 11 pm
b. Any sunlight exposure? How long? none

11. a. Water change schedule? almost every day for ich meds.
b. Volume of water changed? 10-15 gal
c. Well water, tap water, RO water? tap
d. Water conditioner used? yes, stress coat
e. Frequency of gravel/sand (if any) vacuumed? every few water changes

12. Foods? bloodworms, brine shrimp, flakes, and alge waffers
How often are they fed? 1-2 times a day

13. a. Any abnormal signs/symptoms?one with kinda like scales that like pop a little
b. Appearance of poop? normal
c. Appearance of gills? normal

14. a. Have you treated your fish ahead of diagnosis? QT, there is a fish with ich, two had and are clear
b. What meds were used? blue stuff

15. Insert photos of fish in question and full tank shot if necessary. In first post.

These three spot may have been ich and fell off leaving what you see now.
Had these spots for 2 weeks now. Before the UGF removal yesterday
Switched to salt today removed meds for 24hrs with carbon/charcoal

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post #4 of 7 Old 02-21-2011, 06:54 PM
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im not sure i see the spots is it the bottom line of the back fin?

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post #5 of 7 Old 02-22-2011, 08:02 AM Thread Starter
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one top, two bottom.
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-22-2011, 08:47 AM
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I honestly would not worry about it if it has not changed. If it has not changed for two weeks, then it's not ich. I posted my suspicion earlier it cannot be ich as it looks less well defined to be ich. Looks like scarring to me.

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post #7 of 7 Old 02-22-2011, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you.
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