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post #1 of 5 Old 11-23-2006, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
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neon tetras

two of my neon tetras are geting this blocky color that is covering up ther neon stripe. it sorta looks like somone spilt coffe on them.
Is it a deasese?
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post #2 of 5 Old 11-23-2006, 10:30 AM
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i dont no too much about neons. what r u feeding them ?how have this problem ? there color maybe faiding
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post #3 of 5 Old 11-23-2006, 10:31 AM
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oops sorry didnt see you said two
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post #4 of 5 Old 11-23-2006, 11:21 AM Thread Starter
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I feed them wardley flakes and every once in a while i give them seeweed. but tomarrow i am going to a fish store to buy some froozen foods.
Im just worried its a deasese i have heard of neon tetra deasese.
by the way i will give you the statts cause i know bettababy is gunna ask.
Amonia0
nitrite0
I do water changes oftem so im gussing my nitrate is low
I have 3 neons 2 guppies 1snail 1corry cat and thats it.
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post #5 of 5 Old 11-23-2006, 12:35 PM
NTD (Neon Tetra Disease) is not only known to infect tetras, but most other fish also. NTD was given the name, since it was one of the first fish that was recognized to have the fish.

Normal symptoms are loss of color, abnormal swimming and bend in the spine and maybe fin/tail rot, causing erratic swimming. Unfortunately, there are no known cures, other than euthanizing the fish. Since it can spread, it's best to isolate ANY/ALL fish that appear to show sign of illness.
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