Cotton Mouth? Help

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquarium Quarantine' started by NeonTetraBoi, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. N

    NeonTetraBoi New Member Member

    I have this neon tetra and I noticed a white numb on its mouth I researched a little bit and I think it is cotton mouth but I'm not sure? can I get a second pair of eyes? IMG_1749.JPG IMG_1748.JPG (sorry if it is blurry it wouldn't stop moving)
  2. RainBetta

    RainBetta Well Known Member Member

    Looks like cottonmouth... sorry :(
  3. OP

    NeonTetraBoi New Member Member

  4. Rtessy

    Rtessy Fishlore VIP Member

    Actually, check out neon tetra disease... There are lots of threads on here about it. It's much more likely to be that, which seems to be mostly incurable and actually a tumorous growth, but the fish can live for several months with it. That being said, it is contagious, so any infected fish would have to be moved to a different tank. If it is cottonmouth, it is a bacterial infection, so unfortunately m blue wouldn't do much. Furan 2 or kanaplex would be your best bet.

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