Help, red line across goldfish scales.

Goldie1038

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Do you know of and understand the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?
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Whats the red line across my goldfish's scales?
 

AcornTheBetta

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Location
Bay Area
Aquarium Details  
Gender
Male
Occupation
Life
Quarantine?
Nope. Send it! Only dip plants.
List any water conditioners and test kits used:
Seachem Prime, Fritz Turbostart 700, API Freshwater Master Test Kit, API kH and gH test kit, Seachem pH Neutral Regulator, Aquarium Co-Op Easy Green All in one fertilizer, Tetra 6 in 1 Test Strips
Experience
Just started
Do you know of and understand the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?
Yes
Aquarium Size
5 gallons (Blackwater)
Aquarium Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
1 Betta (Acorn)
1 Zebra Nerite Snail (Jacques)
Anubias Afzelii
Dwarf Sag
Anacharis
Amazon Frogbit
Crypt Wendtii Red
Salvinia Minima
Giant Duckweed
Pearlweed
Aquarium Start Date
May 2, 2020
Ammonia
0
Nitrite
0
Nitrate
~0
Temperature
78
pH
6.8
Lighting
Fluval Spec V light
Skimmer
No
Aquarium Filter Type
Built in Fluval filter (Submersible)
Live Rock Amount
None
Salinity or Specific Gravity
N/A
Aquarium #2 Size
4 gallons
Tank #2 Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Tank #2 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
PLANT ONLY!
Salvinia Minima Grow out
Tank #2 Start Date
November 27, 2020
Tank #2 Ammonia
0
Tank #2 Nitrite
0.5
Tank #2 Nitrate
Changes way too much to say
Tank #2 Temperature
70
Tank #2 pH
7
Tank #2 Lighting
Beamswork DA Light
Tank #2 Filter Type
N/A (Only run an airstone)
Tank #2 Skimmer
No
Tank #2 Live Rock Amount
None
Tank #2 Salinity or SG
N/A
Aquarium #3 Size
29 gallons
Tank #3 Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Tank #3 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
Fish:
2 White Cloud Mountain Minnows
4 Nerite Snails (2 Zebra, 1 Olive, and 1 Tiger)
Plants:
S. Repens
Crypt. Parva
Crypt Wendtii
Crypt Lucens
Crypt Wendtii Red
Java Fern
Amazon Sword
Anubias Nana Petite
Java Moss
Dwarf Sag
Amazon Frogbit
Anacharis
Salvinia Minima
Pearlweed
Bacopa Monnieri
Tank #3 Start Date
9/25/2020
Tank #3 Ammonia
0
Tank #3 Nitrite
0
Tank #3 Nitrate
0
Tank #3 Temperature
73 F
Tank #3 pH
7
Tank #3 Lighting
Hygger Full Spectrum Light with Build in Timer
Tank #3 Filter Type
Fluval 207 Canister FIlter
Tank #3 Skimmer
N/A
Tank #3 Live Rock Amount
N/A
Tank #3 Salinity - SG
N/A
Whats the red line across my goldfish's scales?
A picture would really help!
 

Kribensis27

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Gender
Male
Quarantine?
Yes
List any water conditioners and test kits used:
API Master Test Kit, Seachem Prime
Experience
5 to 10 years
Do you know of and understand the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?
Yes
Aquarium Size
55, 55, 75, 20, 20, 10, 10, 10, 3
Aquarium Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Yes, a picture would be helpful. Your profile says you don't understand the nitrogen cycle, is this true? That could definitely be the cause of your problem. Also, could you fill out the emergency template? That will give us a much more detailed understanding of your conditions.
 
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