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post #1 of 3 Old 05-19-2011, 04:59 AM Thread Starter
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Unhappy Parasite Infection - Help needed

Hi..I have a freshwater tropical fish aquarium...

I have 3 black widow tetras and 3 fantail gold fish...
Recently I have been noticing some red spots on the fish body and a small white color thing hanging from the fish body...looks like some parasite...i don't understand how this got here so suddenly...
The aquarium is 8 months old...now this is spreading to all the fishes...it started with the tetras...gold fish has red spots all over the body....But the fish are active and feeding well....

I have tried using a certain medicine called as Mr. White...some blue color one...which says would kill the parasites...but not really sure...as I am quite new to this....

Somebody please help me....
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post #2 of 3 Old 05-19-2011, 11:08 AM
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Can you grab the bottle of the medice and post some details such as brand/medicine name/ingredients.

Also do you have the ability to take pictures? They would help
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-21-2011, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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Hi Thanks for the response...
Strangely the medicine container does not show any ingredients...but says it can be treated for ich,chilodonelia,costila,trichodine and tetrahymena....
I dont have a very good camera...but have captured a image...not sure how helpful it is...but do pls have a look and suggest your comments.....

In the pic...from the red spots...a white worm like thing is hanging...around 2 to 4 mm long.,...which is not clear in the photo....
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