My black mollies have white cottony looking spots on their b...

4 years ago #1
Tina
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My black mollies have white cottony looking spots on their bodies. It's not ich. I have used amoxicillin to help. It clears it up for a while but comes back. Any ideas?
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4 years ago #2
rickey
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Flexibacter read this
Mollies and Bettas are byfar the worst to get this infection

rick
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4 years ago #3
Mary Russo
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I have a black molly with the same problem (little tiny white spots everywhere). I went to Petsmart to get something called MarOxy and follow the directions per gallon tank and when I asked some at the store about it and gave them the discripition what the spots look like they told me it was Ich. So instead I got Maracide. I hope it works I used it today according to the directions. I hope your Molly is doing better. Mary PA

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2 years ago #4
debcanna9
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when using that medicine make sure you check your water everyday. I used some medicine for my fish and it mentioned I might have water changes boy were they right my fish started dying from not enough oxygen i checked ad my ammonia was way up so were the nitites so plse be careful bc it helps one thing and could hurt another good luck

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2 years ago #5
Tropicana
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Hi mollys can tolerate aquarium salt so maybe frequent water changes and salt should prevent disease , it also helps bettas, they like brackish water heres a link http://www.molly-fish.com/

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5 months ago #6
JS
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I know this is an old thread,but this may help someone else. My Betta had fungus on it's head when I bought him at Walmart. I was able to cure it with a water conditioner containing aloe vera and frequent water changes. I used more than three times as much of the water conditioner with aloe than normal. It was Start Right made by Jungle. Betta is now healthy.

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