1. GothFishKeeper


    Hi, so my dwarf gourami (Gideon) has early stage ich and I’ve been treating the tank for the past two days. All my mollies and otos in here are fine which is a good sign but Gideon has been effected by it in the usual ways, he’s been sluggish and hasn’t eaten much. This morning when I turned the...
  2. S


    I have had my tank for about 9 or so months. Recently added a yellow mimic tang. Today i just noticed this. Is this ich? What do I do?! This is my first time dealing with this. None of my other fish have those spots. I went to a local pet store and a marine employee said he has seen tangs have...
  3. J

    blister like spots on my pleco

    hey, so today i noticed these two small spots on my pleco. they almost look like popped blisters, they are super big or anything, and i’ve never seen anything like this on him. he is 7 years old. and recently last week we bought a new fish and it got ich and we removed that fish and treated the...
  4. Kyanite14

    Is this ich?

    My ammonia is 0 and ph is 7.4, I just noticed these tiny dots on the neon tetras tails, but it only seems to be on the neons and ONLY on their fins, I didn’t see any on the body. They’re also super small, much smaller than the usual ich I see at pet stores. I haven’t added anything new to my...
  5. T

    Transparent White Specks on Aquarium Glass

    Hello, I just got Ich (verified,) and have moved my fish (6 white skirt tetras) from their 20L to a 10g hospital tank. This will be their home until the Ich is gone from the main (now shrimp only) tank. I'm beginning to notice these on the tank glass. Any idea as to what they may be? From what...
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    Is this white spot ich disease? It wasn’t there before..
  7. D

    Panda cats with ICH?

    75 gallon tank. Been up for years. No new introductions. Planted with 10 hours of light per day. Lost an old panda cat the other day. Thought he had ich. Another old panda cat is listless and ill. Covered with white spots. Cannot see white spots on any other fish: discus, angels, neons...
  8. R

    Is this ich?

    My betta fish has just grown out of stress stripes and is growing new fins; now I see these dots. Do these look like ich? I couldn't get good photos of the sides, but the most noticeable is his head. 10 gallon tank, filtered, heated to 82 F (to see if it helps) normally is at 80 F 3 guppies +...
  9. S

    Ich / White Spot?

    Hi all, Help required please. I just noticed that one of my black mollies has some white bumps on it's top lip area. Is this white spot? Photo's attached and youtube video link here Kind regards, Mark.
  10. L

    Help I’m not sure what is wrong!

    I am new to fishkeeping. I’ve had zebra fish and Kuli loaches for a little over a month and I recently got 2 German blue rams and 2 snails. My zebra fish have been noticeably stressed (hanging out in a group, staying near the top of the tank) however after about a week they have started to chill...
  11. R

    Goldfish - Help

    Hello guys! I hope you are doing well I have a really serious issue with my goldfish. I recently purchased these fish from someone who was having a pond clear out and decided to buy some of his goldfish for my 400L aquarium. After 1 day, I could see that the fish were not behaving normally...
  12. E

    HELP! How to save fish

    Hello everyone, I have had this Oscar for a couple weeks and he was doing great in the tank. He loves to eat and always comes out when I get close. I saw 2 days ago he had some white spots and I immediately thought it was ich. I was told ich spreads fast so I waited a day to see if it was ich...
  13. W.R

    New Clown Killifish In Established Tank, Lethargic after ICH treatment

    Hey all, about two weeks ago I've purchased 8 Clown killifish for my 20L, 2 year established tank with a few neocaridina, I could not quarantine them because my QT was taken up that same day by a friends sick beta fish (who is fine now :D), the store did not want to keep the killi's any longer...
  14. N

    Does my Clown Pleco Have Ich?

    Hello everyone! New to the game and just noticed my young clown pleco (I think that’s what he is) has some white spots all over his body. Does it look like the ich? Also have in the 30 gallon tank: 1 Neon blue dwarf gourami 1 Angelfish 3 tetra glofish Thanks!
  15. B

    Ich problems

    Hey all, new to the forums (and fish keeping in general so don’t bash me too hard lol) I have about a 1 month old, 37 gal tank. It’s not fully cycled but getting close. Ammonia: 0 Nitrite: 0.25 Nitrate: 5 I know now about the nitrogen cycle and cycling a tank but in the beginning I just...
  16. J

    White spots/film on fish, need help identifying what it is

    Last night I noticed these white areas on two of my fish that were not there before, one of them has already died. My first thought was ich but these white areas appear to protrude off the fish and are not perfectly round, so I feel like it might be something else. It appears currently on the...
  17. R

    Ick help… new owner needs help

    Hi guys, I am a very new aquarium owner and am relatively nuanced about aquariums. My 29 gallon aquarium has an ick outbreak and I responded by adding doses of ick clear and removing the carbon from the filter. I added air stones and a sponge filter. My mollies and loaches seem to be acting...
  18. J

    Emergency: plecos might have white spot/ich

    Hi all, I’ve noticed these white dots on my super red LF plecos. They have recently been shipped to me, and I’ve only had them for 4 days, In their own seperate tank with a fully cycled sponge filter. I noticed it last night, and as I am not very experienced with ich, did some research. Now I...
  19. W

    Platy in distress!

    Hi all! A few months ago, my partner and I inherited a tank from a friend who was moving across the country. We have had some issues because the tank was not properly cycled before our friend put the fish in and the water quality was very poor when they arrived with us but up until now, all of...
  20. Yuhui

    Lonely cardinal tetras with ich

    Hello there, I’m new to owning fishes and is been 5 days since I started in the fish community, so I need some help :). I have two cardinal tetras who recently got infected with ich, but I started treatments when I saw them. Fortunately, after three days of treatment the ich was gone but is...