NANFA-L-- Speaking of Parasites- mummichog

Traci Greve (
Thu, 13 Jan 2005 21:01:15 -0800 (PST)

Speaking of parasites, I think one of my
mummichogs(from SC) has a parasite infestation in his
gills. I have been doing a lot of traveling lately so
one of my friends has my fish. The last time I went to
check on them the mummichog had it's operculums fully
extended. The gills themselves were a white color, I
assume this is bad. I didn't have time to take the
fish asside and get a better look. It seemed very
healty while being quarantined and actually grew quite
a bit when it got home but has since stopped growing.
It has been acclimated to fresh water w/ a pinch of
salt. I'm wondering if anyone else has had this
problem and what, if anything I can do about it.

Traci Greve
Knoxvile, TN / Ft Lauderdale, FL
(If you are going to be in South Florida anytime in
the next month, e-mail me)

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