Old Help, Old Woman anglefish (Pomacanthus rhomboides)

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by IsmailB, 6 May 2013.

  1. IsmailB

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    Hi there, im abit worried about my angelsfish, her eating habits is fine and she's healthy, is it possible that she's changing into an adult? or is it really something i need to worry about? all my other fish are perfectly fine.

    Thanks alot

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    That's a serious bacterial infection - unfortunately pomacanthids are prone to them in tanks. Supliment food with fresh garlic.
     
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    Yep, something definitely not right there. Flukes are very common on angels and often cause secondary bacterial infections due to the open wounds they leave. Is it flicking it's fins and is there cloudiness on the eyes?
     
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    whats the best way to do so?
     
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    i don't see anything unusual, she's been behaving normally- eating well and swimming around fine. any idea what could help her?
     
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    I saw a Fish similar to you'r Picture...Post #13...I can't confirm if they diagnosed it correctly...they said the fish was "stressed"... as it's a very old Thread and a lot of new info has surfaced since this Hobby has been introduced..but I have to add that they say ...
    Have a look and see if it's similar to you'r "markings"..
    http://forums.saltwaterfish.com/t/127010/diseased-fish-pictures
     
  9. IsmailB

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    Does look very similar to mine, would it be fine if i do a water change and maybe treat the fish with something i can buy? pretty depressing looking at her the way she is :(. i hope for the best
     
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