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post #1 of 4 Old 01-07-2017, 06:02 PM Thread Starter
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Unhappy White mossy/moldy looking path on my molly's side

I noticed she was becoming a little weak and when I was moving things around in the tank I guess it stressed her out more and she looked like she was gonna die; she was wobbly, toppling over etc. She lived, and i kept an eye on her. I got home after being away for a night and noticed theres a white mossy or moldy looking thing on her body. Theres only one, and since its hard to describe, please look at the photos. It looks like I can just scratch it off and itll be gone, but i definitely dont want to hurt my fish and i want it to go away and not come back...

please reply so that my other fish dont get it. I have her in one of those breeding containers in my community tank right now so she doesnt touch anyone else.

please if you know what this is help me, what does it comes from, what is it, etc

just a note on the side, she seems healthy now other than the patch. i just fed her because she kept going to the top as i was taking photos and she ate perfectly fine, is swimming in the box etc

30 minutes or so after noticing the patch, i did about a 25% water change.. none of the other fish look sick
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post #2 of 4 Old 02-11-2017, 07:37 PM
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I'd suggest you to do a 25-40% water change every day from the day you noticed, and maybe get some white fin medicine to treat your fish. How old is your molly and what is your water quality?

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post #3 of 4 Old 02-11-2017, 07:47 PM Thread Starter
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Sorry i forgot to take this thread down but it must've just been a cut or something because it went away. Sadly I recently had a tank crash and some fish died, including her. rip.
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post #4 of 4 Old 02-11-2017, 07:58 PM
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Oh I m sorry to hear about your loss! I also recently lost one of my orange guppies

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