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    Default !!!HELP!!! Ich or fungus on discus?


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    Hello, All
    I need some help. would this be Ich or fungus? It also looked like fin rot but im really not sure.
    i need to fix him ASAP. His the nicest discus that i have and i paid $80 for him. so i REALLY don't want to lose him.

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    Looks like a bit of fungus. Definately not Ick as that is like specks of salt all over the fish. Careful with Discus as they need very clean water or can have problems with things like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    Looks like a bit of fungus. Definately not Ick as that is like specks of salt all over the fish. Careful with Discus as they need very clean water or can have problems with things like this.

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    agreed with lady hobbs definately not ick, as discus need careful treatment im not the one to ask but someone will know what to do
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    Its hard to tell exactly what it is.What is your water change schedule like?
    How much,how often?
    Discus need very good water conditions.
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    Default water change


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    I change the water every week but I only change 30Gs off the 80Gs so it’s about 40% water change.

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    A friend of mine used to half-dose his discus with melafix/pimafix with no problems to cure them. It will cut down on your oxygenation though, so you might want to use an air stone while you treat them.
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    Agree with above, not ich, probably fungus. Treat with the appropriate meds and the discus should be fine.

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    GOOD NEWS
    His getting better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wilsonyoc1
    GOOD NEWS
    His getting better.
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    Congrats!!! :) Water changes are the best preventative and sometimes even the best cure. Looks like it here! Glad the little guy is pulling through!

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