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My molly has been acting weird. I just got done treating ick in the tank a few weeks ago. Finally, I plugged the light in so I could see the molly and I found her covered in white... spots.

I know what ick looks like. It looks like grains of salt. I've fought it enough I should know.

But, this molly is different. While her tail does look like ick, sort of, her body has more like patches, not spots and her eye is fuzzy. I know it's got a fungus. I'm sure about that.

But, this isn't acting like any ick I know. Ick is noramally speck like, and tiny. Individual grains, right? Not clumped together.

Here's some pictures:



Notice the eye on the right side of the picture...



I don't know... The pictures just don't do it justice, I think...
 

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Yeah, I realized the pictures came out small...

Here's a link to the the original pictures if it helps:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/silvermist464/13939765427/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/silvermist464/14123431142/in/photostream/
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/silvermist464/14126732894/in/photostream/

I don't think she will make it much longer... I thought her hanging around the filter was just because she's pregnant, but I guess I should have known better... now she's just hanging out on the bottom of the tank, not swimming at all.... I've never had much luck with female livebearers, that's for sure... :icon_frow
 

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Thanks a lot! I hope you are right. I've been treating with MelaFix since yesterday, which is a bacterial infection medicine. I'll get some PrimaFix (fungal) bought as soon as possible.
 

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Thanks a lot! I hope you are right. I've been treating with MelaFix since yesterday, which is a bacterial infection medicine. I'll get some PrimaFix (fungal) bought as soon as possible.
FYI melafix and primafix are one in the same. Both are solutions of tea tree oil in water. I would get some serious meds. I forget which will work but if you go to a basic fish store they should carry API brand meds. The package will say what each box treats as far as fungus, ich, fin rot, hole in head, etc.
 

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Well, I asked my dad to get me something from PetSmart that said it treated fungus. I expected him to buy Fungus Guard or something like that but he did get me some PrimaFix.

I'm just going to give MelaFix and PrimaFix a try together. My molly is looking better, even with just a 3 day treatment of MelaFix. Hopefully she will be fine...
 
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