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  1. #1

    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Murray Bridge, S.A. Australia

    Default White Spots on my silver shark

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    I have noticed tonight, when I came home from work that I have white spots on my silver shark and that his fins are missing chunks, not large chunks but enough to be noticeable.

    Any suggestions?? Should I quarantine him from the other fish in the tank????

    I do regular water changes of at least 30% of the total volume at least every 3rd day and have 2 of the aerated filters in operation in that tank


    8 aquariums, 63 fish and I still need more

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    quarantine him sounds like a good idea. After that I would look at som picture of ich/ick to se if the fish has ich/ick.

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Murray Bridge, S.A. Australia


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    Went and got a broad spectrum desiese cure today and added that to the tank, also setup the spare tank and am cycling it for a few hours before i put the shark in there.


    8 aquariums, 63 fish and I still need more

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    I looked up these white spots for you and it is a commom disease Tiny white spots cover the fins a body. A very common parasitic ailment that some aquarists believe lies dormant in every aquarium ready to afflict weak fishes. This will need a quarantine as Mr.William suggested. The way to kill the parasite is during when it is seeking a new host just add anit parasitc wich is extreamly effective. Hope that helps!

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    Forgot to say treat the main aquarim becasue this can and proubly will affect all fish that this fish was with.

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