Re:White Flakes on Skin


Thank you so much for your concern and help with my pets Pete.
I really appreciate it.

I noticed that the skin do not appear to peel off or be broken. It seems like white flake dots. However they try to scratch with their tail and against tank walls and macro algae (brush algae). In addition, sometimes they open their snout and seems to swallow a lot of water through their mouth, I don’t know if this is normal. Other than that the horses seem active, they eat well, eye movement seems normal, and they move around and against some current at the top. But they try hard to scratch. This flake that I see is not occurring on other fish (I have a scooter dragonet, a skunk cleaner shrimp and two hermit crabs). The skunk cleaner shrimp is changing skin regularly. This happens only in the two horses.

I will be sending to you some photos and the water parameters today.

Again, thank you very much for your help.

Post edited by: TEMPESTAD, at: 2008/08/18 20:18

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