Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 01-21-2018, 05:37 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Posts: 14
Unhappy Help identifying disease in an unhealthy baby guppy

Recently I had gotten a new guppy, he is fairly young and I have him housed with an older female guppy and two older mollies. Being of the same family I had not expected any aggression to occur as usually there isn't any between mollies and guppies. However an hour prior to receiving the guppy from a local pet store which treats their water very well, I had realized the guppy had popeye in one eye. After letting him accumulate to the water and put him in the tank he seemed fine and I treated him for 6 days with a medication called maracyn. Which recommends to treat for 5 days, however over the past week he has not seemed to heal and it has seemed to get worse as I have noticed a mask of white around his face, which if I suspected was a fungus , should have healed since Maracyn treats it. I am thinking of changing water today as I do weekly but I am concerned and do not know the further steps to take for the fish.

I'm not sure about the parameters of my tank, I am working on getting testing equipment soon. I've had the tank set up for a year now multiple inhabitants have lived and died in it and it has been cleaned countless times. He is housed with an older female guppy who is rougly a year old , and two mollies who are bigger but i have only gotten them recently. I am using an API superclean 10 internal filter. I usually clean my tank every week or so, I want to clean it today and i usually do a 50% water change . The fish had been accumulated to the water for 10 minutes before I unbagged him and put him in the tank. There has been no new decor added to the tank for a long time, just a skull decoration I have had for a long time. And the fish have been fed BettaMin, as I previously owned bettas. I am putting a picture of him on the thread.
__________________
Bubbleguppy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
baby, disease, guppy, healthy, identify, identifying, sea

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lazy / Unhealthy Guppy. rollasoc Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 9 01-22-2012 02:50 PM
Unhealthy guppy? sholi Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 3 12-15-2011 11:43 PM
urgent - need help identifying possible disease LeeannInRSM Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 5 11-23-2010 12:19 PM
unhealthy guppy and pale white plecostomus Mad Professor Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 18 04-21-2005 09:56 AM
Need help Identifying Disease EMS503 Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 11 09-24-2002 03:49 AM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.