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Old 03-16-2013, 11:51 AM   #1
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Does anyone know what this is? It's like white/grey patches
- it's a little around it's face but then a big patch around his tail
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:20 PM   #2
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Looks to be a body fungus type infection of those areas. Possible it injured itself at those places by scratching. If you can catch him and put him in a hospital tank, I'd treat with Furan 2 which attacks both gram + and gram - organisms.
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:41 PM   #3
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Look up marine velvet see if that's what it looks like to you.
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Old 03-16-2013, 01:18 PM   #5
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It's more like patchy then little individual spots
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Old 03-16-2013, 01:23 PM   #6
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So is everyone thinking it's a fungus infection?
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Would instant ocean lifeguard work?
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:50 PM   #8
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Looks like a fungus. If go with what Andy suggested. Seems to have better reviews.
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Old 03-19-2013, 09:47 AM   #9
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What is this? I've been treating him for fungus but I'm just making sure that's what it is
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If it was fungus it would be outside the skin. That looks like a lesion into the skin. Is that what it is? Hard to tell from the pic.
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It's def outside the skin it just looks all puffy
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It now has a greyish look with like white dots on it. But it's nowhere but in one spot near the the start of his fin. Could this just be a cut? Or an open sore? It has a little red in it also. But once again it's just a bump that's grey with some red but white on the outside bubbling looking
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What is this? I've been treating him for fungus but I'm just making sure that's what it is

Call me crazy but to me, it looks better now than it did in the original pics. The effected area seems to be smaller. If that is correct ( can't tell for sure from the pic) then I'd say the med is working. If not correct, try to get a better pic of just the effected area.
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You are right it just seems to be shrinking but I'm thinking with every infection as it gets better it look gross but shrinks in size so I think he is getting better
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You are right it just seems to be shrinking but I'm thinking with every infection as it gets better it look gross but shrinks in size so I think he is getting better
I'd continue treatment as directed and just make sure you keep a record of which med you used for this in case it comes up again.
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