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    Question Goldfish Eggs/Sperm or something else?


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    This stuff covered my internal filter within 2 days of cleaning. At first I thought it was some fungus or something but upon close inspection now I feel it may be goldfish sperm or eggs.IMG_20170222_215445801.jpgIMG_20170222_215453290.jpgIMG_20170222_215516443.jpgIMG_20170222_215600654.jpg
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    It looks like detritus that was dislodged into the water column from high flow, bottom pickers or maybe even from cleaning. The particles are too large to get through the slices of the intake on your filter. Can it be wiped off easily? Sometimes that oraganic debris can encourage BBA (black beard algae) to grow, if that's not already the start of it. I would try not to let BBA get a foothold in your tank, it's very difficult to eradicate once it thrives!
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    I agree, looks like detritus to me as well.
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    How's your water quality? I see three goldfish and three iridescent sharks in there. Is there any other filtration? You may be fighting an uphill battle here with water quality - do you know how big those sharks will get?
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    The goldfish too-they look like comets

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    This is a fancy and they stay smaller than your variety:

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    I did clean the tank so that might be the reason. The tank has been set up for past 2yrs so I dont think there are any major water quality issues there(I could be wrong). Ibdont have a testing kit though. It is a 65gallon and the filter is 1750 litresph. There are 4 iriscidents 8inches each and 3goldfish(no clue as to what kind) about 5inches each.

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    That's alot of bioload for a tank that size.

    You need a liquid testing kit.
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    Those goldfish are comets and the best tank for them is a pond...
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