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taliyaa
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)5:25    Post subject: garra ruffa Reply with quote

hi I keep garra ruffa and I'm really concerned at the moment my babies seem fine in them selves but have black spot I have treated twice with a treatment given by my usual aquatc supplier and it dosnt seemed to have moved does any body have any suggestions please
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diademhill
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)5:45    Post subject: Reply with quote

What do you means by "black spot" please?

What are their water parameters and how are they housed?
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)5:49    Post subject: Reply with quote

they have black circles on them either on tail or body they are in a large tank and are normally very happy they don't seem too upset acting normal
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)6:11    Post subject: Reply with quote

What size tank and what filtration? what treatment did you use?
Black patches are usually a sign of ammonia burn.
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)7:28    Post subject: black spot Reply with quote

the treatment was called aquaflavin I think the tank is 140 gallons the filtration is an ehiem prof 3 and the water levels are all spot on nitrates etc.... the black spots are rounded slightly raised??????
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)11:19    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any chance of a picture?
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taliyaa
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)13:47    Post subject: pic Reply with quote

I havea pic but dontno how to upload real/ Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes ly worried now although fish seem fine fins up active not irrational any ideas
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)13:57    Post subject: Reply with quote

put the picture on a host site eg photobucket and put the image tags on the post here.


Some species have black markings,
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)14:26    Post subject: Reply with quote

garra ruffa have a black spot on tail took fish to vet and she wanted to charge me 279 to remove that not the black spot on his back!!!!
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PostPosted: 2011.06.10(Fri)14:32    Post subject: Reply with quote

do you havean email address or mobile number can't work it out[/img]
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