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04-24-2012, 07:11 PM #1Member Platy
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couple of pics
I put a post on here a while ago and didnt get any reply im still having probs with my polypterus, i managed to get a couple of pics of the lumps that have appeared on his side all my water perams are bang on i test them reagularly i just need a little help please
04-24-2012, 08:38 PM #2
It looks like a wound. Maybe he scraped himself on those sharp rocks. I would put him in qt with some melafix and/or pimafix until he healed up.When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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04-26-2012, 12:47 AM #3
Looks bad - I agree with Mommy1 100%.Knowledge is fun(damental)
A 75 gal with eight Discus, fake plants, and a lot of wood also with sand substrate. Clean up crew is down to just two Sterba's Corys. Filters: continuous new water flow; canister w/UV, in-tank algae scrubber!! Finally, junked the nitrate removal unit from hell.
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04-26-2012, 01:44 PM #4
I'm not 100% on this but looks like ulcers to me. I'm no expert on their treatment, but large arowana will get lip ulcers which look very similiar. his condition doesn't look very good at all. I hope you can do a bit of further research into this and find out the cause. IME they show up when wounds take longer to heal than usual (clean freshwater helps the best) and can take awhile to heal up.
Last edited by Crispy; 04-26-2012 at 02:04 PM.