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  1. Peacock gudgeon trauma head

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    My peacock gundgon female seems happy, is eating well, was quarantined and treated with primafix & aquarium salt for what seems to be a skin condition on her head & around her eyes.. It's seems to be eating away at the skin..& very slowly. I thought she just had a runin with possibly bigger fish...
  2. Fungal Infection?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello, About 5 week ago I noticed a 'shiny' white and silver/grey patch on one of my clown loaches that spanned most of one side of his body. My nitrates were reading a little high (around 60ppm) so I did several large water changes until they were down to 20ppm. The patch did not go away and...
  3. Molly with small fuzzy lump behind fin?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    1. Size of tank? 24 gallon 2. Water parameters a. Ammonia? 0 b. Nitrite? 0 c. Nitrate? 20ppm d. pH, KH and GH? i have hard water e. Test kit? API Ammonia kit 3. Temperature? 77 4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)? FW 5. How long the aquarium has been set up? the gravel and filter, two...
  4. disease contagiousness

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi! I'm wondering if anyone out there has any information on fish diseases and their contagiousness. If you have a tank with a sick fish, in my case, a fungal infection, does that mean that all of the other fish will potentially get it? After quarantining a sick fish, what can you do to ensure...
  5. Treating an infected fish in same tank as other healthy fish

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello all, Looks like I stressed out my fish tank after so many changes. I have a red wagtail platy born in my 10 gal (lone survivor of his family) who has got cotton/fungal infection. He is about 2 years old. I added a snail an oto and 4 corys over a period of a week in place of 3 fan tail...