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Fish Mommy
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Blisters on my little pearlscale
« on: April 01, 2009, 02:40:20 PM »
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I bought a young orange pearlscale two weeks ago, and I have discovered some bubbly blisters on one of his 'hindquarters'.  I have never seen him eat or poo, but I know he does cos I find fish poo in the gravel when I clean it.  I have only fed him daphnia and some sinking pellets, and there is a little plant in the tank as well. The daphnia has turned his pearly bits nice and shiny, as well as darkening his tail, and there are tiny streaks of black in his scales and dorsal fin too.   



What are these blisters, and should I be worried about them?
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az
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Re: Blisters on my little pearlscale
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2009, 01:42:16 PM »
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It could be either tumors or parasitic infection.  Tumors can look like   warts or blisters on a goldfish. These tumors can grow to the size of large nail heads. Often a veterinarian is the only one capable of surgically removing tumors.

If it's a parasitic infection, then there is a lot of fish medication you can buy at the pet store to treat it.
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Fish Mommy
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Re: Blisters on my little pearlscale
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2009, 11:49:14 PM »
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My little pearlscale has developed more little blisters, did some internet searching, sounds like it could be dropsy too.  I hope not! Embarrassed

Will take him into the specialist aquarium today, hopefully they will be able to identify his ailment.  Ping Pong doesn't look too worried though, he's still swimming about ok.
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Re: Blisters on my little pearlscale
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2009, 11:17:59 PM »
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Make sure you keep a close eye on Ping Pong so he don't Develop the same condition.

I am sorry to hear about pearlscale, you'll have to let us all know how he's doing Smiley
Did you check the water for anything harmful.

Jon
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