Is My Whole Q.T. Gunna die?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by Big Red, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

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    Just lost one that looked like this the other day.
    Started with 6 emerald cories and 6 otos are they all doomed? Should I euthanize?
     




  2. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    What are your QT's parameters? That looks really bad, I'm sorry:(
     




  3. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    Last I check was 005
    Ill check
     




  4. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Are there any other symptoms besides the crooked spine?
    @TexasDomer, chromedome52 have you seen anything like this???
     
  5. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    0 0 5
    7.4 to 7.6 ph temp around 76
     
  6. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    Still eating and very active took me a cpl min to catchthis guy.
     
  7. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Are all the inhabitants affected like this? Did they all come from the same store? How long have you had them?
     
  8. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    Same store going on 2 weeks. Nvr noticed it until the other day this is a qt tank so I dont have another. These are hopefully okay were going to be possible tankmates for my 150. The cories and remaining otos dont seem to have it.
     
  9. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    I really don't know what it is. I've heard that crooked spines can be caused by TB but I would take that with a grain of salt coming from me. I'd wait for the more experienced members to chime in.

    Maybe @DoubleDutch has seen this before, too.
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2016
  10. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks
     
  11. TeishokueWell Known MemberMember

    If tb is what I think he means. Terberculosis.... You have it too


    Highly doubt it
     
  12. DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Think it's more likely to be a genetic issue than tb (that shows more symptoms).
    Can you place more pics of your fish?
    I can't even see what fish is in the pic.
    Is it a Cory?
     
  13. DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    It means tuberculosis allright.
    If it would be that one should be carefull, but it doesn't mean that "you have it too".

    Try to not scare people unnecessary !
     
  14. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    Ill get some more pics for yall ill try to see if any of the cories have it
     
  15. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

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    These are the rest. They are all healthy looking other than the ottos are pale.
    It may have something to do with it being a half bare bottom tank the other half is natural browns and tans rock.
     
  16. DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Think it does.

    Do you have some pics from the side ?
     
  17. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    As soon as I get near them they go nuts and the bottom 45sdown to flat theyre so small theyrehidden. What are you looking for? Ican see them better than take a picture. Ill try whenmy wifegets back herphone takes better pics than mytab.
     
  18. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

  19. DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    They look allright !
    What size is it? Looks quite small !
     
  20. Big RedWell Known MemberMember

    What about the curvy one? Should I euthanize?
     
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