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Breeding Stars Or Something Else?

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[*]Test Results for the Following:

[*]Ammonia Level?

0

[*]Nitrite Level?

0

[*]Nitrate level?

3

[*]Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)?

7.4

[*]Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)?

7.0 (I use a conditioner that brings it to 7.4-7.6) before water change

[*]Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops?

drops-hagan, api

[*]Water temperature?

74F

[*]Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running?

27 gallon, 2 years

[*]What is the name and size of the filter(s)?

2 -aquaclear 50, 400 gph

[*]How often do you change the water and how much?

weekly - 80%

[*]How many fish in the tank and their size?

2 - telescopes- 5-6inch, 4-5 inch

[*]What kind of water additives or conditioners?

Goldfish plus

[*]What do you feed your fish and how often?

twice daily, saki hikari, gel food, peas

[*]Any new fish added to the tank?

no

[*]Any medications added to the tank?

no

[*]Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus?

I guess you could call it grains of salt or little white looking specs on caudal fin

[*]Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.?

no

Just noticed little white specs on Peepers tail. Now he has breeding stars on his pectoral fins as shown in the second picture. The specs on the caudal fin look the same but I didnt know they could get them on the tail?

peepers179.jpg

peepers178.jpg

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I was wondering this too recently since Java has "stars" on 'her' dorsal and tail. Hopefully thats all it is!

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looks like stars to me.

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Interesting! I just found out they can get breeding stars all over the scales on their bodies, so I wouldn't be surprised at all if these were breeding stars too!

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I agree,mine seem to get them in various,different places :whatjust:

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Thanks guys I agree as well :D

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Wow look at that.... hes a boy through and through.... :lol:)

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And what a Handsome Boy your peepers is at that :) Happy to see that's all it is :)

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That looks like stars to me...what a cutie!

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:thanks That's Peepers blushing :blush:

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