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post #1 of 3 Old 03-16-2012, 11:33 PM Thread Starter
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so i have a leopard pleco about 7 inches long...it seems to be playing dead on me. some moments its okay and its suckin away and then its upside down lookin like its dead...has some type of fugus lookin patch on its body and has been poopin out clear strings...not too sure whats goin on i dont wanna put any fugus treatments or somethin and it really dies
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-17-2012, 03:01 AM
White stringy poop is a sign of internal parasites. Cant really say anything about the fungus without more pictures. How long have you had this pleco? Any other fish added to tank recently?

Hate to say it but this sounds like a very sick fish. I wouldn't expect it to live much longer.
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post #3 of 3 Old 03-20-2012, 10:14 AM Thread Starter
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ive had the pleco about a yr or so and there is an angel fish equal in size in the tank also...I haven't had any new fish but I did have a gourami die not too long ago...I put a tablet inside the tank that is supposed to kill any virus, fungus or any type of parasites and the pleco is lookin a lot more active...ill take pics at some point...
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