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Parasites or mean pleco???

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Post Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:21 pm
yoimbrian Level 3 Member
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So one of my goldfish has a red line around his gills an eye. I read that it can be from parasites, but it is also close to the size and shape of my plecos mouth. Thoughts? I have a picture but can't figure out how to attach

Post Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:30 pm
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Make a Photobucket account, upload your pictures, then start a post and copy/paste the IMG code into your post.


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Post Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:53 pm
yoimbrian Level 3 Member
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Post Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:12 am
mnfishguy Level 1 Member
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not to revive and old thread but plecos and goldfish should not really be mixed. This is because plecos like to suck the slime coat off of goldfish which is what you are seeing. eventually the goldfish will get a parasite and pass on.

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