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Old 27th January 2019   #1
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Question White spots? Algae?

I was checking on my axolotl this morning cause her gills looked a little curved, didnít see algae on her gills but there are white spots on her back Iím not sure what are Iíve never noticed them before. If anyone knows what it may be and if I should worry let me know thank you!



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Old 28th January 2019   #2
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If you can attach a photo it'll be easier for us to tell what's going on. It may be fungus, what temperature is the water? Can you test the water and post the results as well please.



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That sounds like normal coloration. Fungus usually starts at gills or at a wound. It would be easier to tell from a picture.



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Default Re: White spots? Algae?

Water is at a solid 69 did an 80% waterchange this morning since i try to change the water out on mondays. Everytime ive tried to take a picture of it she turns to look at me and its only on one side of her tail so it may have always been there and i never noticed. Just got worried cause of her gills being a little curved out. Theres a decent amount of sand on her from the water change and the siphoning not pulling all of it out but thats the picture i could get, thats the side the white spots arent on though sadly im gonna keep trying to get a picture of it if i dont see them today though ill let yall know :)
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