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kufan
02-27-2007, 04:01 AM
I don't know if it is what he has, but I believe my weather loach has fin rot. His tail fin is half way gone, and he has a spot up near the middle of his body that looks like his skin is shedding. Is this fin rot, or is it a fungus infection? I've tested my water, and everything is 0, and my temp is a 78.

KU

cocoa_pleco
02-27-2007, 04:05 AM
the fin damage is probably fin nipping, since these guys like bad conditions, but the shed is extra mucous trying to fight off a parasite, maybe ich

kufan
02-27-2007, 04:35 AM
Ich would sound right. A couple of my fish recently caught ich. Should I treat him for ich then?

As far as fin nipping, I don't have any fish that are prone to fin nipping, so I don't know how that could happen. This is the one that is in my 55 btw.

KU

cocoa_pleco
02-27-2007, 05:21 AM
do weathers have scales?