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    Does my flowerhorn have Ich/Ick?

    Discussion in 'Freshwater Diseases and Health Issues' started by shami, Feb 23, 2012.

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      Hello friends,

      My bonsai flowerhorn (picture attached) was recovering from bacterial infection/swim bladder disorder when I suddenly noticed that she has white spots near her lower fins (the fins that are near the belly .. kind of legs' position for human. I don't know what these fins are called). Can you please take a look at her fins, especially the joint portion where the fins touch the tummy? Do you see white spots? Is it ich or some other parasite or may be nothing?

      Please note that the temperature is 30 degrees, and she was on Terramycin last week, followed by a 3 days course of Flagyl. Right now, she is laying down on one side. I have already started the treatment with 10 table spoons of rock salt for 15G tank.

      Appreciate your help.
      Shami.

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