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Hello,
Recently cycled my new tank and popped my two year old bristle nose in there, she seemed ok, but now her skin is turning different colours and she has a red sore on her back...
First of all I'm unsure of why she has a sore and what it could be..
Secondly I wouldn't have the faintest idea how to fix it!

I've attached a photo of my girl..

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Plecs, like many other fish, will vary in color for a variety of reasons. It can be lighting, decor they are near, feeding time, time of day, fairly normal. The wound on the back could be from decor, plecs are good at squeezing into tight places, sometimes a bit too tight. Larger pieces of wood with tight crevasses are good for causing this. Clean water is the trick for healing damaged fish, if your plec is in a larger tank a smaller tank will help with this. 50% water changes daily for the first week, every other day the second week, wait 10 minutes before adding dechlor. I've done this for years with countless fish, mostly angels who get involved with breeding skirmishes, often one week is enough for minor damage such as your fish has.
 
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