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  1. Exclamation Cardinal Tetra with worms on it! Help please!


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    Hi
    One of my cardinal tetras in my 30g tank has circular threads on it. It looks like there is a tiny blister at the centre of each circle with the white ?worm? As a ring around the outside.

    It must be a parasite but i haven't introduced any new fish lately and my water changes are very regular at once a week and i did one yesterday.

    Does anyone know what this is and how to treat it?

    Thanks.
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    Parasite eggs can be introduced into a aquarium and stay dormant for a every long time

    Assuming this is a parasite, I would suggest removing any carbon filter media if you are using any and treat the aquarium with Prazi-Pro following the directions on the bottle. It would not even hurt to extend the length of the treatment for a week or two. It would also be a good idea to run a air stone while treating the tank

    Could you post a pic of this fish
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    Sounds like anchor worm. I think API's general cure will work, but you might want to google to make sure.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    Hi
    An air stone is already running.
    Would either of these options hurt plants? It's a planted tank.
    I will try to get a photo.
    Thanks

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    Did the photo post properly?

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    It's getting leaps and bounds worse by the hour. :(

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    Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl 
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    Well, those don't look like anchor worms but they do look like worms of some sort. I suggest using Clout or Metro, both will take care of external parasites. Those two fish also look bloated. This could be from any number of things but since there are parasites on the fish, there might also be some inside the fish. Both medications I recommended will also deal with internal parasites if that is the cause.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    I am heading to the local fish store to look at prazipro and clout and metro. Thanks

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    You only need one of those, they are all good.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    I have bought PraziPro- should i do another water change before using it? I did a 40% change yesterday-

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