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fin rot

  1. General Freshwater
    Hello, I got two platys three days ago and they are settling into their new home. The tank is fully cycled and all the water parameters are fine. Yesterday morning I noticed that one platy had a white edge down one of its front fins, and the fin was much smaller than it should be. The other...
  2. Diseases
    Well its been over 3 weeks since I notice my gouramis had fin rot, and I aint going to lie I didnt think they where going to make it, almost all thier fins and tail fins where gone, and they could barly swim, and where laying on thier sides at the bottom of the tank, so lets just say my hope for...
  3. Beginner Freshwater
    the female tuxedo and female sunset are doing fine, but the magnificent male swordtail who seemed quite healthy has died. even in death he was a beautiful creature. and i know i am anthropomorphizing, but i have to say the female sunset acted like she was really concerned about him. mousey in...
  4. Beginner Freshwater
    Day 4 of the 7 day Melafix antibacterial treatment course and I would say the fin rot has certainly not progressed, and maybe there is even a little healing of the tail fin. No more clamping anyway. Based on the tuxedo female's behavior, I'd also say the fish is feeling pretty good. She seems...
  5. Diseases
    Hey fellow fish keepers, I am reletivily new to fish keeping still and have had to deal with my first devistation. I noticed that a whole tank had become infected with fin rot and the following day they were all dead it was a fully cycled 60ltr with 10 baby phantom tetra in it ammonia was so...
  6. Diseases
    I have two adult Platys that have had raised scales for a while now. They have no bloating, and it is not Dropsy. I was never able to figure out just what was wrong with them and the fish store recommended I just let them be. That was several months ago, but now .. their fins are starting to...
  7. Diseases
    I bought some fantail goldfish at Wal*Mart (don't laugh!) about a week and a half ago. They are developing black spots on their tails and fins. One only has it on her dorsal. The other has it on all of them. My mom, an ex-fish breeder, says that they have fin rot. The marine specialist at Petco...
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