black moor/disease unknown

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by worried1, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. worried1New MemberMember

    i have two black moor fish and they have started to get long furry white things growing from their body!!
    i am unsure of what this disease is and would be grateful for some answers??
    i was told in the pet shop it may be cotton wool disease and was advised to do a half water tank change and use fin rot and fungus control!!
    the best way to describe what it looks like is as white/gray spikes coming from mostly the back end tail area of my fish!!
  2. fishynoobWell Known MemberMember

    Do you have any photos?
  3. Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Welcome to fishlore.

    A picture would be very helpful, but it does found like a fungus of some sort.

    If you could fill out your aquarium info, too, that would be great. You can do that by clicking on My Profile at the top of the page, and then clicking on the "About Me" tab :)
  4. worried1New MemberMember

    i have added 2 photos of my fish!! if you can see clearly enough its like a white stringy fungal coming from out of the gills!! thanks!" download.jpgdownload (1).jpg
  5. Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    Look like anchor worm, actually.


    Does that picture look the same as your guys?
  6. worried1New MemberMember

    yes this picture looks exactly the same!!
    what do i need to do or buy to get rid of this??
    asked in local pet shop but they didn,t seem to have a clue.
    the smallest one is on its last legs and keeps floating to the top on its side!! need to do something asap!!
  7. Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    I honestly dont know. A quick google search should do it, though
  8. llfishWell Known MemberMember

    I believe Dimlin is a very good one ;)



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