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  1. #1

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    20140224_190935.jpgso this evening after work and burning dinner for the fam, feeding the dogs I find some quiet time to sit in front of my aquarium and watch my fish. While I'm watching, happily, enjoying how healthy my corys are looking i see a neon hanging out in a cave, he swims out and i see one of his sides is pretty white. I can't tell if it's fuzzy or not.

    everyones been fine, eating.. I did a 50% wc first thing sunday morning. scrubbed off the driftwood, gave the substrate a good vac. I've been trying not to over feed. I want to cry.

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    Last edited by Simplicity; 02-25-2014 at 04:13 AM.

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    Don't be to dicouraged, neons are so mass produced these days, that we see alot of "weak stock", so don't necasarily think it's something in your tank, it could be something it had and the stress of changing tanks caused it to flair up.
    Last edited by steeler58; 02-25-2014 at 04:17 AM.
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  3. #3

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    0 Not allowed!
    its been in my tank for 2 months. does it look like neon tetra disease? what should i do? i see another neon with a fuzzy line down his stripe :(

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    do you have a small QT tank you could get them into. Has it always been the neons getting this? or has it jump from species to species.
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    I didn't realise it had been in your tnk for 2 months, sorry. It looks more like a fungus but here's a good link about neon tetra disease: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...61725948,d.cGU
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    3 Not allowed!
    white fuzz in a tank with a prior history of columnaris? you know what i think is the culprit.
    right now I suggest you maybe try the novel approach of not changing your water so often, in order to potentially reduce fish stress as well as to retain antibiotics longer, and also
    maybe switch whatever antibiotic you are using? whatever you have seems to be immune to it.

    Once more, sorry for your loss. it is undeniable what an unbelievable string of bad luck you have faced, and your resilience in the face of this constant adversity is impressive.

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