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I recently purchased a platy (along with a few other fish) from my local fish store. They immediately went into my quarantine tank. The platy developed a small white dot on her caudal fin. Thinking it was ich, I went to my local fish store and purchased some ich medication. By the next day, the spot has grown three times its original size and became shaped like a grain of rice. It has been three days now since the original sighting and there are now two easily-visible pill-shape things on her tail. I can't find anything that fits this description on any forum. It is NOT Ich or anchor worm. And none of the other fish have this... What can this be? Please help!
 

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It could be cotton wool disease...I'm fighting some of that right now myself, and 2 of the 4 that have it, started out like kinda like you are describing, the other 2 started at the mouth. I'm having a hard time finding you a pic at the moment because all the pics I find are more advanced ones.
I had brought 2 home from the pet store with it, not knowing...I just did not look at them close enough, soon enough. by the time I caught it, they were in the tank a couple days already and it spread.

If it does turn out to be that, I was told to treat it with fungus medicine, which did not work, then read just last night somewhere that it is a bacteria, not a fungus, so should be treated with coppersafe I think it was?
I would take a pic of mine for you, but they are in a hospital tank right now where I can't get pics since it's a rubermaid container with an air pump, heater, cycled rock etc. Best I could do on short notice as it was obviously spreading fast.
Can you get a pic of yours to post up?
 
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