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Re: Breeding display???
>BGorton at aol_com wrote:
>> Bill- in fact the same white "spot" on the lower lip has appeared on one of
>> the Fp. gardneri misaje females that I got from you last fall. The fish
>> appears otherwise fine and eats well.
>Hey folks. About 90% of the time, this is just a simple disease called
>"Mouth Fungus." or "Cottonmouth Disease." It is common, and rarely slows the
>fish down much. It is a bacterium (columnaris). [No true fungus ever seems
>to attack live fish tissue.]
>It's easy to treat and sometimes goes away on its own in healthy fish with
That's what I thought, but it hasn't responded to either clean water or any
of the medications. Good to know that columnaris isn't that nasty though.
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