Single spot?

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

  1. hooxeii

    hooxeii Well Known Member Member

    Lily has a single--it's definitely the only one--white speck on her. I've dealt with ich, and while this is a white speck, it isn't rounded like the cysts of ich are. Her color is great, appetite, etc are also great.

    The water temp is 84 degrees and I've been doing water changes every other day. Could this be ich again, or just a dead scale or something?
  2. D

    DaveofTN Valued Member Member

    Where exactly is the spot? Any chance of posting a pic?
  3. OP

    hooxeii Well Known Member Member

    I'll -try- to get a pic, but the camera I own doesn't focus well at all. It's on her side, approx. halfway between the pectoral and caudal fins.
  4. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Hello Hooxie,

    It doesn't sound like ICH to me. See if this link will help you at all:

    Best wishes!
  5. Lucy

    Lucy Moderator Moderator Member

    Could it just be debris? I've had that happen.
    Try not to fret, just some extra stress coat, etc, you know the routine.
  6. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    That same link may help you with the fish that has blisters that I saw another thread about.
    Best of luck!
  7. OP

    hooxeii Well Known Member Member

    Well good news; my concern was for nothing, it was in fact debris.

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