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While I was moving Greg to his quarantine tank (while his main time cycled), I noticed these couple little red marks on his tail. Water parameters are all normal, temp has been below 64 F, and he's been eat/pooping normally. The other thing of note is that he's been really active - hoping he just whacked it on something.

Currently I have an Indian almond leaf in the tank with him. Pics included. Thanks!

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Parameters all normal isn't helpful though - we need actual numbers

Causes of increased activity could be spikes is ammonia, nitrite and or nitrate, pH issues so test results are super helpful to rule things out.
 

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0, 0, and 20 respectively Will have to test pH in the morning.
He's completely settled down now. I wonder if it may have been because I changed his tank layout a bit?
 

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Parameters all normal isn't helpful though - we need actual numbers

Causes of increased activity could be spikes is ammonia, nitrite and or nitrate, pH issues so test results are super helpful to rule things out.
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While I was moving Greg to his quarantine tank (while his main time cycled), I noticed these couple little red marks on his tail. Water parameters are all normal, temp has been below 64 F, and he's been eat/pooping normally. The other thing of note is that he's been really active - hoping he just whacked it on something.

Currently I have an Indian almond leaf in the tank with him. Pics included. Thanks!

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it could also be ammonia burn. If you had your lotl in an uncycled tank, its highly possible. My lotl had red streaks on her tail when she got it. Tubbing 100% water changes daily is the way to go to fix that problem.
 

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it could also be ammonia burn. If you had your lotl in an uncycled tank, its highly possible. My lotl had red streaks on her tail when she got it. Tubbing 100% water changes daily is the way to go to fix that problem.

I was worried that it qas ammonia burn as well, but he was already tubbed and even the crashed tank had 0 ppm ammonia. I think it was a bruise from his "why did Wormbgiver change my home around" freak-out rampage because it's almost healed already.

Phew! Man, these little guys keep us on our toes.
 

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I was worried that it qas ammonia burn as well, but he was already tubbed and even the crashed tank had 0 ppm ammonia. I think it was a bruise from his "why did Wormbgiver change my home around" freak-out rampage because it's almost healed already.

Phew! Man, these little guys keep us on our toes.
That’s good!! Yes if it was 0 ammonia I’m assuming it wasn’t. Yes they can😂😂 once u get the tank cycled and everything stable you can finally enjoy your lotl😂😂 I’m like 3 months after cycling and I love my lotl, she was super stressful at the beginning tho
 
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