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I have fairly new Columbian Tetra who has black spots and isn't eating. I have isolated him from others and he has been this way for a few days.
Seems to fighting a bit for air and swimming slowly.
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Are you sure those are black spots and not missing scales?
Hi, tha k's for your reply.
I don't think it's missing scales. There are dark spots on the fins too.
I lost another Columbian Tera recently but it had no dark spots.
This guy has had the dark spots for a while and was behaving normally. It's recently he has gone down hill.
 

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I would watch the angels . They can be jerks sometimes especially with the amount you have. Maybe they are doing some picking . Just a thought
 
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Thanks for your replies,
Dino, you are right, the angels can be jerks but they are jerks to each other and pay no attention to anyone else. But I'll keep an eye on them
Knowyourtank, I also saw flukes could be the culprit but I also can't really see a cure for this. Do you know of a remedy to try?
 

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Thanks for the advice. I am pretty diligent about water changes and staying on top of things. In fact, this tank is relatively new and I have had zero issues and was wondering when that was going to change.....
 

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Every now and then you will find someone selling med on facebook.
Prazipro was my go to for flukes back in the day.

Potassium Permanganate dip? koi keeper use that. AAC has it.
 
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