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fin rot and fugus or discus plague

Discussion in 'Disease and Illness' started by barneyboy, Jun 17, 2017.

  1. barneyboy

    barneyboy Member

    Sep 21, 2008
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    eastkilbride glasgow
    hi every body recently bought some leopards and i suppose ive over done it with the feeding :( was heavy feeding to get good size and it was working a treat as they were getting to a good size , i have 10 in a 5ft tank and was changing a quarter of the water every night but it must have got out of hand as nitrite crept up.the fish were hanging about surface well some of them one went a bit black not all fish were affected only about 4 theyshowed signs of fin rot and a couple had fungus, removed them to hospital tank with mature filter perked up immediately eating breathing fine colour fine not hanging about at top or corners just fin rot and a bit of fungus on 4 of them what do you think discus plague or not I HOPE NOT :(
  2. JOHN .A

    JOHN .A BIDKA Mentor & Show Shareholder

    Jul 21, 2007
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    Rowley Regis West Midlands
    Give big water changes,cut down on the feeding Discus
    plague normally affects new stock,you don't hear about it so much now days

    We are told it's not a plague but a mixture of deseses

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