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post #1 of 3 Old Yesterday, 12:53 PM Thread Starter
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Urgent Help With Serpai Tetras

slowly all my tetras are turning ragged... and slightly black .... I've attached some pictures .... I have tried using melafix since yesterday .... not sure what I need to do or if this will spread ... pictures are of a few fish ... first picture is the worst case
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post #2 of 3 Old Today, 09:49 AM
Looks like ich. Raise the temp to 83F and add aquarium salt according to the instructions. What are your parameters?
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post #3 of 3 Old Today, 10:26 PM
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Also looks fungal/bacterial to me. Salt should help with some fungal strains, but otherwise a strong antibacterial medication (for positive bacteria) may work to clear the white patches if salt doesn't work, which then suggest its bacterial.

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