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One of my Cave Tetra's tails is curving up. It started a couple nights ago, and it looked very slight so I didn't pay very much attention to it. I am pretty sure it has gotten worse though, also when...
Blind cave tetras
Never kept the last two, but they are both so cool and would love to keep them someday!
12-06-2012, 06:35 PM
I did the dip on Dec 03. I followed the recipe on theaquariumwiki - 2.1 gallons, 1/8 tsp PP, dip fish for 5 minutes.
I only dipped the tetra in the photograph, and the one with the...
12-03-2012, 05:28 PM
You must be right Lady Hobbs! Just last night I noticed a small reddish/pink sore on one of the smaller cave tetras. It has approximately a 2mm diameter and it sort of looks like there is a missing...
12-02-2012, 02:33 AM
I ordered 35 grams of potassium permanganate online - came out to $13 with shipping and I should have it by the 3d. In the meantime I've been doing small (10%) water changes every other day, and...
It sounds like it is possibly Flexibacter columnaris - a flesh eating bacteria like Cermet said.
If it actually is Flexibacter columnaris, you want to lower the temp to below 75F. That will slow...
11-29-2012, 03:30 PM
Thanks escamosa. I intend to not allow it to get to that stage.
According to my research the paraguard will kill hostless anchorworms, but it might not kill those that already have a host. So I...
11-29-2012, 02:48 AM
Well thanks for the quick answer! Interesting, I thought they were longer and usually appear with red irritation on the skin. Of course I'm sure that comes later once it has had more time to feed.
11-29-2012, 02:26 AM
Hello Aquatic Community,
Wow... it seems like whenever I post on a forum of any sort it is usually bad news. I feel a bit guilty. Anyways, here is the situation, maybe someone can help: