Err.. Possible Ich? Important

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by Bettaguy17, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. B

    Bettaguy17 Valued Member Member

    Hello Everyone, i got a 40 gallon tank from a neighboor :;banaman (YES it was cycled and all that good stuff) and put 3 silverdollars, now i know there should be 6, but just for now, theres 3. Te tempreture is around 80, one of them has some shiny silver stuff along with MINORLY nipped fins. The only other fish in there are silver dollars. remember, they are very minor nips. And its only on one fish, could that be ich or just something else? Its silver,not white... Thanks :) ;D
  2. red020804

    red020804 Valued Member Member

    im not sure if you fish has ich or not but to my knowledge ich looks like tiny white dots on your fishes fins and body. im dealing with it right now but mine was easier to see because it was a black molly and two orange guppies. im sure someone will come along and be able to help you soon. good luck
  3. OP

    Bettaguy17 Valued Member Member

    I know, ive had ich before.. im just wondering because its kinda scaring me
  4. hooxeii

    hooxeii Well Known Member Member

    Could you possibly upload a picture? From what you've described, it doesn't sound like ich. Ich is typically white, roundish spots.

    Could it just be the iridescence of the fish?

    Here is a great website for visual diagnosis: be warned, some of the pics are a bit icky.
  5. Prince Powder

    Prince Powder Well Known Member Member

    A picture would definitely help! I agree it does not sound like ICH. When a fish has ICH it looks like they've been sprinkled with salt.

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