Flaking skin?

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  1. DevinH

    DevinH Montipora Capricornis

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    Multiple of my fish appear to have their skin flaking kinda like dry skin.

    What's the problem?
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Is this of new onset?

    Have you tested your parameters?

    Please post an image.

    Moved to -------- Fish Diseases.
     
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  4. DevinH

    DevinH Montipora Capricornis

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    Will test params later. Fish did have Ich.
     
  5. DevinH

    DevinH Montipora Capricornis

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    Those are also micro bubbles in the tank ill get a better picture soon
     
  6. Toallhisdoom

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    he looks terrible! poor guy :(
     
  7. Rawdogz

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    is she eating ?
    how long have you had her?
    do she have any tank mates? and if so how do they looking?
    is any of the spot on her body red, almost like a blood patch?

    right now it look like she has a secondary infection of fungus setting in from a injury.
     
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  9. DevinH

    DevinH Montipora Capricornis

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    I've had him for Months now, another Niger shows the same signs. What do you recommend I treat with?
    Eating just fine.
     
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    DevinH Montipora Capricornis

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    Yes, it is red like blood patches
     
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  12. Rawdogz

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    Read up/ have a look at Uronema Disease. IMO IMO I would treat for fungus as that’s what looks to be setting in now. BUT that is not your underline cause, just what is setting in right now

    And the most important of them all, is you need to get on your husbandry. Your tank is looking really bad from the picture. Look into a CUC for your tank size on the site below.


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