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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-14-2014, 05:05 AM Thread Starter
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Please helllllp!

I have a black skirt or black widow tetra with a weird growth or lesion on just one gill. It almost looks like a ramshorn snail that got stuck there. I have a fully stocked tank and no other fish seems infected with anything. My wife and I came to the conclusion that it's a parasitic growth...but who knows?! I guess that's half of my question. The other half is; I ordered Paraguard by Seachem. Is that the right choice? Both for the sake of the cause and for the brand. Thanks in advance

-Jeff-

P.S. - I apologize for no picture, but I couldn't get a clear shot. I tried for a good 30 minutes...
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-15-2014, 03:27 PM
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It is tough for anyone to diagnose the problem just from a description. Best Idea maybe to quarantine the fish while you try to medicate it. On the other hand you could simply dispose of it rather than risk the others.
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