BGK Gills

Silvertongue700

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Have you tested your water?
Yes
If yes, what is your ammonia?
0
If yes, what is your nitrite?
0
If yes, what is your nitrate?
5
If I did not test my water...
...I recognize that I will likely be asked to do a test, and that water tests are critical for solving freshwater health problems.
Do you do water changes?
Yes
What percentage of water do you change?
61-70%
How frequently do you change your water?
Every week
If I do not change my water...
...I recognize that I will likely be recommended to do a water change, and water changes are critical for preventing future freshwater health problems.
For the past couple weeks I have noticed white around my BGK’s gills. What could this be?

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kno4te kno4te Rocksor Rocksor tlindsey tlindsey RD. RD. Deadeye Deadeye

could it be gill rot?
 
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Clearer pics would help a lot, it looks like a fungal or bacterial infection.
Any change in behavior with the fish?
 

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kno4te kno4te Rocksor Rocksor tlindsey tlindsey RD. RD. Deadeye Deadeye

could it be gill rot?
I honestly don't what that is around the BGK gills.
 
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