View Full Version : Sore Gil

06-28-2006, 08:21 AM
my red cap has a red coloured gil and it looks to be inflamed and i see the same black moor nipping at it and the red cap doesnt even care, any idea?

06-28-2006, 02:29 PM
He could have a parasite living on it you should treat it ick medicine ussally works

06-28-2006, 04:45 PM
It could also be due to high ammonia or nitrate/nitrite levels. Have you tested your water recently.

06-28-2006, 10:31 PM
no i have not and i will do so, but it hasnt effected ANY of the other fish in the tank just him

06-28-2006, 11:20 PM
He might be more sensetive than others. He will also react to oxygen levels before other fish does.

06-29-2006, 06:56 AM
well i put some "multi treatment" in with him and he seems to be better

06-29-2006, 03:31 PM
good to hear.

07-01-2006, 07:10 AM
ok hes eating now and he seems a bit jumpier now though and the red has spread along his underbelly up to his anal hole and is stretching across the bottom fins