[URGENT] What disease(s) does my fish have? [PICS]

Discussion in 'ASAP' started by kharnage, Dec 28, 2011.

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  1. kharnage

    kharnage Plankton

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    Hello everyone, my dad has been raising fishes for years now and never really experienced any diseases (maybe some minor ones but nothing noticeable) but then a month or two ago these things (LOOK AT THE LINK ON THE BOTTOM FOR PICTURES) starting growing on my fishes. I don't understand what they are, I thought they were icks but then this is an entire patch of white spot not just tiny white spots. There are also black formations of the faces on my fishes.

    I have blood parrots and my dad has been changing the water, raising the temperature and adding salt, nothing seems to be working. Every other day I see a fish die and I want that to stop. Can someone please tell me what my fishes have and what I can do to help them?

    *I have approximately 50+ gallon tank, I only took them in such a little corner because they tend to hide together in groups when they're scared.

    tl;dr
    blood parrots
    weird disease growing
    pics below, what is the disease?

    LINK TO PICTURES BELOW

    fish help - Imgur

    I appreciate ANY help I can get, I just want the fishes to live, thank you.
     
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  3. reeferdude

    reeferdude Fire Shrimp

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    i don't know what to tell you, but i would google search fish diseases for blood parrot fish. hope you can figure it out, i know it can be very fustrating not knowing what to do for our pets. good luck
     
  4. jmanis91

    jmanis91 Astrea Snail

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  5. NanaReefer

    NanaReefer Fu Manchu Lion Fish

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    Did you even look at the pics? Definitely not ICH!! Geeeezzz!
    Wish I could help more. I would definitely get an antibiotic to help with infection. Also check out info on Flukes.
     
  6. Astrick117

    Astrick117 Stylophora

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    Are your water params at 0?

    The 4th picture looks like it could be black spot disease- which is specific to blood parrot cichlids only.
     
  7. ezz1r

    ezz1r Feather Star

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    That is not ich it is more serious imo....

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  9. jmanis91

    jmanis91 Astrea Snail

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    Sorry about the ick comment my phone only brought up the first pic. Now I see on my computer its definitely not ick.