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    Sorry for the harsh beep, but it helped me get out my feelings on NTD. I think several of my Neons have the disease. I didn't make a confirmation diagnoses, but I don't know what else it could be. It has also infected more then one. This disease really makes me not want to have Neons anymore. I really just needed to vent.

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    Just be aware that your Black Neons are at risk as well. All characins can catch that disease., it's not restriced to just P. innensi
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    Neons are pretty sensitive to water conditions. Are you sure it couldn't be something other than neon tetra disease? Strange how cardinals are not affected with it and perhaps that might be a better way to go?

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    I'll have to go the cardinal route if/when all my neons go. I don't plan to get more once, they pass on. At the moment, I can't look, since the lights are off. But I will try to describe. Certain ones have spots of a brownish color breaking up the red and blue stripes. Best I can describe without looking at the moment.

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    doesnt sound good, remember if any other fish peck at a infected neon they can get the disease too. only cardinals are immune to it

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    Can guppies and cories get it?

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    Nope they can't. It is restricted to the Characin family. The only exception in the family is what the others above mentioned; cardinals.
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    That makes me feel slightly better. Thank you all.

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    I lost all 15 of my neons in my 30g which were my only fish.... LFS said they'd replace them for free since i had just gotten a few from then not long before the symptoms showed up and wiped them all out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    Neons are pretty sensitive to water conditions. Are you sure it couldn't be something other than neon tetra disease? Strange how cardinals are not affected with it and perhaps that might be a better way to go?
    Cardinal can not get NTD. and this is why I do not get neons any more... Neons are such a weak fish any more there do not seem to be worth buying, and that is a shame.
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