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6 - Grey Slimey Coating on Skin

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6 - Grey Slimey Coating on Skin

PostAuthor: Nads » Sun Feb 17, 2008 10:38

All fish are covered in a protective mucus. however is this mucus becomes thicker and grey in appearence it may be one of the initial signs of Skin Slime Disease (Costiasis).

Other reasons for the production of excess mucus include;

- Parasites

- Injury

- Poor water quality
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