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white stuff coming from mouth
« on: September 09, 2012, 07:42:21 AM »

I have a 13 year old goldfish that has become quiet poorly. he is sitting at bottom of tank and white fluffy stuff is coming out of his mouth. he is not eating
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Re: white stuff coming from mouth
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2012, 10:21:44 AM »

A picture would help

Does this look like cotton wool ?

Are your water parameters normal ?

It could be a fungal disease. Since the fish is not eating you might consider adding " Jungle Fungus clear"  to the water.

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Re: white stuff coming from mouth
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2012, 04:58:29 PM »

A picture would be helpful and as scrivens has said the parameters of your water would also be helpful and the size of your tank. I agree that it sounds like a fungal infection.
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Re: white stuff coming from mouth
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 02:08:05 PM »

I would think that it sounds like mouth rot, which is a kind of fungal infection. It doesn't necessarily look at all like fungus until you look at it in a microscope.

A cycled quarantine tank and an anti-fungal remedy might be in order, however if the fish isn't eating it's usually a very bad sign..  Undecided
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