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    White circles NOT ick 99% sure

    One of my fish has a few large white spots on it (about the size of the tip of your pinky). They do not look like ick. They have had no affect on fish health and are not spreding on the fish or to other fish. Any ideas what this may be ?

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    Pictures say a thousand words.


    Could be anything from an injury to a parasite... who knows.

    Copy and paste these questions from THIS thread. Then answer them here.

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    what is the problem you are having? (describe problem, symptoms and what you feel might be the cause)
    your answer:
    One of my fish has a few large white spots on it (about the size of the tip of your pinky). They do not look like ick.

    Have you already medicated? (if so, what and how)
    Your answer: nope

    How long have you had this fish?
    your answer: weeks came with it

    Water conditions:
    PH- 7.3
    Ammonia- 0.25-0
    Nitrite- na
    Nitrate- na
    Water temp- 24 C
    What is your water change schedule (how often, how do you do it?)
    your answer: weekly
    What is your maintenance routine like?
    your answer: vacuum and remove any large waste

    Tank setup info:
    Type and depth of substrate?
    your answer: Gravel 3 inch
    How long has your tank been set up?
    your answer: 4 weeks
    Method of aeration of water
    your answer: sponge filter, in tank filter, 100gal canster with power head attachment
    When was the last time you cleaned tank and substrate? What did you do?
    your answer:
    vacuum and remove any large waste
    What size tank do you have? (gallons and dimensions)
    your answer: 110 gal 5 foot long |(old style)
    What type of filtration are you using in your tank(what is in it for media and what is the flow rate)?
    your answer:
    sponge filter, in tank filter, 100gal canster with power head attachmenthttp://imgur.com/tqabHKS


    Tankmates and general info :
    Tank mates and size of tank mates?
    your answer: plecos and tetras 20 inch to 1 inch

    What and how often do they eat and last time fed?
    your answer: Today and shrimp pellets

    He (or she ) is acting the same.

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    Going to need a better pic than that, I'm not sure what I'm looking.....
    5000 gallon koi pond, 2500 & 750 gallon holding tanks,

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    its hard to get a picture cause he swims towards me whenever i go near the tank and i cant see his side. this is better though http://imgur.com/yk8NvtP there are 3

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    They look like bite marks......maybe the pleco
    5000 gallon koi pond, 2500 & 750 gallon holding tanks,

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    Thats what i was thinking they all clump together and sit on each other so its likly a nip may have happened

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