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Old 11-04-2012, 06:25 PM   #1
biggerbang
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Red patches on a single emperor tetra


I've noticed in the past week that one of my male emperor tetra's has developed a red patch on his side. It is raised up against the body. I have no idea what it could be. Could anyone help me diagnose him? Sorry for the blurry image. It was taken with my phone.




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Old 02-17-2013, 10:43 PM   #2
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I've had the same thing with two of my emperor's and I haven't been able to diagnose it. So far, I've had one of them manage to stay alive for a couple weeks somehow. The other one didn't make it.

From what I've been told, a salt bath is never a bad start to try to help the fish. I've never had much luck with adding medications to the water or putting my fish in a hospital tank.

Now that I think about it, I've seen something similar when I had rainbowfish.
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