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    PLease help!!!

    I have two croaking gouramis and one of them seems to have a build up, almost like a scab on a few parts of his body? any ideas what this could be and what i can do to help??

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    Any chance of getting a picture?

    Without a picture, I'm guessing that you have two males, and they're probably beating each other up. The one with the scab looking things is the one that's losing.

    Can you tell us about the tank a little? How big it is, how it's set up, water perameters, other tank mates?
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    Thanks escamosa, yes will try and get a few pics tonight.

    Its a 200 Liter tank with

    10 koolie loaches
    1 peacock eel
    1 bristlenose
    1 rhino whiptail
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    2 golden panchax
    6 zebra danios
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    The tanks pretty heavily planted. I could always move him to another tank and see how he goes?

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    If you have a QT or hospital tank to put him in for time being, that would be good. At least we'll be able to take a good look at him and see if we can't work out what's going on. I wouldn't put him in another tank, with fishes in it just yet though, just in case those scabby looking things are something nasty.
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    Thanks for that, i have moved him into my little hospital floater, i tired to get good pics but had no luck so hopefully you can see from these ones. any ideas?
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    He looks like he's been getting the snot beat out of him. Not surprised with no better than gourami's get long. I would also watch that lump on his face. That just might end up being an anchor worm.

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