Please Help Id Koi Disease Help

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by YummySashimi, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. YummySashimiValued MemberMember

    Hi fish people,

    I noticed one of my koi (who jumped out of the water about a week ago) developed a black spot kinda under his skin near the tail, and the scales around the area got a little fuzzy. What I mean by that is the scales are not shiny and smooth anymore and gotten kinda like frosted glass and the skin underneath appears to be pink. Is this a bacterial infection? Also, he seems to have ich on the head.

    Attached are the pictures I took of him in the hospital tank. I tried to get better pictures but these are all I could manage. Please help me, thank you guy so much.
     

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  2. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Could be a protozoan like chillodonella
     
  3. OP
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    YummySashimiValued MemberMember

    could it be carp pox?

    plus I've been treating the tank with Seachem paraguard for a couple of days and it doesn't seem to be working
     




  4. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    okay, then it isn't that
     
  5. OP
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    YummySashimiValued MemberMember

    the white spot on the head is too big for ich right?
     
  6. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Yes and paraguard should have handled that.
     
  7. OP
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    YummySashimiValued MemberMember

    any idea how I should treat this thing?
     
  8. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Could the black spots be carp lice maybe ?.
     
  9. OP
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    YummySashimiValued MemberMember

    I don’t have a lotta experience with koi, does carp lice appear to be under the scales covered by almost frosted skin? I know the pic is pretty bad but I just can’t get a good shot. The fish is eating normally and behaving pretty calm.I upped the temperature today and he’s pooping like a champ...
     




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