clown fish with strange white spot. need help

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases' started by nanonooners, Jun 12, 2011.

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  1. nanonooners

    nanonooners Astrea Snail

    Jun 12, 2011
    Just bought this clown fish today. It is my very first saltwater fish and is the only fish in my 20 gallon tank. First thing I noticed after introducing him into my tank was this white spot by its gill (what are the odds?). The spot, if I am to try and describe it, is more like a fungus type thing. Meaning it is not a flat random white looks as if it is attached to the fish.

    I attached a picture, the spot I am talking about is hard to see since the fish wont stay still for a nice picture... but it is just below its eye and before its first white stripe.

    anyone know what this is / how to cure it?

    This is my first saltwater tank and I am rather annoyed my first fish might be sick!

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