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Old 05-19-2017, 11:46 AM   #1
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Hey guys question there is a red blotch on the bottom of this fish just behind the gill was wondering if anyone can tell me what it is Thanks
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Usually red spots are from hemorrhaging. You are not having high ammonia or nitrites are you?
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No there good but its only one spot
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I don't know how well you can see it but its that lite red spot towards the bottom just behind the fin. If it were a hemorrrhage what should i do for it
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hard to see anything in the first pict but looking at the second pict even though it's blurry until I blew it up.
you can almost make out a thumb print , this usually happens when catching a large fish in a net and griping the fish the thumb wraps around the lower belly to hold it in the net , you see this more with the large freshwater fish , it's not as common with saltwater fish as handling practice is a bit more gentle but like anything it can still happen ,


it will probably go away over a few weeks.
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