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Old 02-03-2013, 04:14 AM   #1
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Hi everybody I am new to this but have always look and read forum on here and I need help. I recently heal from the flu and just got back on my feet and yesterday when I was cleaning my tank I notice my Gold Nugget Pleco had a big white fuzzy cotton thing on the top on body right next to his dorsal fin. He is very active still and is eating. I have check the water perimeter and is it all fine. My lfs told me it might be a fungus infection from a wound so I been treating me tank with kordon rid fungus since yesterday. Does any one know if it is a fungus infection if not what is it and what I can do to help? Thank you very much



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Old 02-03-2013, 04:19 AM   #2
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http://www.fishnet.org/sick-fish-chart.htm A lot of cases are columnaris.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:23 AM   #3
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Hi Fishforlife,

Without a good picture it is hard to verify the LFS diagnosis but it sounds like fungus. I have not used Kordon Rid Fungus but when I had a bad fungus infection in a Corydoras API Melafix did a good job. I do not recommend mixing medications.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:54 AM   #4
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Doesn't look like columnaris to me.
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:15 AM   #5
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:39 PM   #6
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Doesn't look like columnaris to me.
I wasn't sure, which is why I found a link to a disease and treatment chart.
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:53 PM   #7
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Thank you everyone I am really hoping it is a normal fungal infection and the kordon rid fungus works
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We're keeping our finger crossed for you!
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