Something is wrong with my angelfish. Please help!

Discussion in 'Fish Disease' started by Heather Carver, Apr 21, 2015.

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  1. Heather Carver

    Heather Carver Astrea Snail

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    Hi Everyone!
    I just noticed that there is something wrong with my angelfish. He has a white spot near his top fin. It doesn't look like cotton, it's just there. It wasn't there last night! Please note that I did just upgrade him from a 29 to a 45 gallon tank. I did everything your supposed to do. I just tried to feed him and he won't accept any food. Please help! Take a look at the picture.
     

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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Looks more like a physical injury from the images. Any bullying going on?
     
  4. Heather Carver

    Heather Carver Astrea Snail

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    Not that I'm aware off. He is usually the bully in the tank. I was thinking it was a physical injury too but wasn't sure. Was thinking it might have been from the new driftwood I put in the tank. Anything I can do to help it heal?
     
  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    I would still test for ammonia if you just made the transfer, only because the fish is not eating.

    How long has it gone without eating?

    It's does not look inflamed or red but you could use any number dip or antibiotic therapy intended for using in FW systems.
     
  6. Heather Carver

    Heather Carver Astrea Snail

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    It ate last night but nothing today. It concerned me because usually he is the first one at the top during feeding time.
     
  7. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Well then I would give the fish more time, test for new tank syndrome and hope for the best.
     
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