lumpy goldfish

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lumpy goldfish
« on: June 04, 2021, 16:45 »
Just looking for advise - we have a goldfish with white lumps (?) on it - tired comparing pictures but can't make my mind up if it's a fungus or a parasite or something entirely different.

For context a couple of little goldfish have died in the last month, but the other big ones seem fine and free free of the white stuff - also lots of sticklebacks and such like that have been in there for years and are unaffected.

Thanks in anticipation.
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Re: lumpy goldfish
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2021, 18:29 »
It could be skin ulcers that have become infected with bacteria or fungus.

If you can net that fish, the best option would be to put it in a bucket of pond water and add a little sea salt.  A mild salt solution can work wonders (1-3g per litre).  Keep the fish somewhere cool and shady and make sure you net the top of the bucket to stop any predators getting at it.





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