NANFA-- white spots on Fundulus cingulatus

geoff (
Sat, 26 Jul 2003 19:35:40 -0400

I have some Fundulus cingulatus that I collected this spring in the
okeefenokee. About 3 weeks ago, they developed white spots on them.
Nothing else in the tank did. Assuming it was ich, I treated with malachite
green/formalin according to label directions (1 drop/gallon for 3 days) with
no results. The water is running about 80 degrees. I did not add salt.

Since then, I have removed the healthy fish - they have all remained

The F. cingulatus still have white spots on them. When I look closely, it
doesn't look exactly like ich. For one thing, none of the infected fish
have died. For another, the white spots are mostly on the fins, although
there are a few spots on the body.

Any other ideas? I'm going to treat for ich again, and I will add salt,
even though I don't like to.

Geoff Kimber
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