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  1. Default Tetra with disease help?


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    My tetra has clear looking bubbles all over his skin. I was wondering if this is ick? Can anyone help me out and let me know if they have had this experience before? I was just wondering before I treat my tank.

    Thanks
    kriswoodzmeg

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    Can you get a pic up?
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    Gas Bubble disease. Not a disease but a condition really. Search it on the web to see what can be done about it.

    http://badmanstropicalfish.com/disease.html
    Last edited by Lady Hobbs; 06-18-2010 at 05:22 PM.

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    Gas Bubble disease. Not a disease but a condition really. Search it on the web to see what can be done about it.

    http://badmanstropicalfish.com/disease.html
    Isn't it like the bends? I think it's a resualt of an impropper gas composition.....too much nitrogen in the water?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kriswoodzmeg
    My tetra has clear looking bubbles all over his skin. I was wondering if this is ick? Can anyone help me out and let me know if they have had this experience before? I was just wondering before I treat my tank.

    Thanks
    kriswoodzmeg
    did you just do a large water change? Sometimes small bubbles will get stuck in their body slime. I s it swimming normally?

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    Also, make sure these bubbles are not moving! Flukes are clear and move about.

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    never use meds to treat a tank unless you are SURE what you are treating. All meds are hard on fish too.

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    135g. 6' -"currently"under reno. to river tank for 12-L204 Panaques and 12 Cory Sterbai
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    BE responsable!

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