Would API Pimafix help with this? It's a 17l tank and have only had the black neon tetras from Sunday. I moved the fish from my tank to a separate container. Jul 30, 2003 #2. Darting, scratching, small yellow to white … And the picture of a neon in the article is a neon with neon tetra disease. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. It is only getting pale (whitish) in the red area. V. valdok Large Fish. In captivity there is a higher likelihood that Neon Tetras contract diseases, become stressed or … Unfortunately in the aquarium Neon Tetras rarely live to this age. This is the first thing that a neon tetra will experience if the aquarium conditions change and changes in … Growth On Neon Tetra Tail. Also, my guppies are starting to act very strange. Jul 1, 2003 229 0 0 36 Chicago, Illinois val.textdrive.com. Erratic swimming, weight loss, loss of color. I have some photo's but they don't show it very well. The tetra can no longer swim very well but is still alive. Hi, I don't know how I have missed this until now, but just feeding my fish and noticed one of my Neon Tetra has a huge white growth on his tail, before the actual fin, at the end of the body. This is its second lot of treatment with the Esha but it doesn’t seem to be making any difference. In the wild Neon Tetras are known to live up to 10 years. Is it a sign of sickness, or is she's having babies or perhaps I fed her too much? V Late last night I noticed that 1 of 11 neon tetras looked a bit faded... it's tail lost most of the red and the rest of body was quite pale (almost white). Here is the picture. I have a Neon Tetra I found on the surface on his side with some kind of clear or white fungus covering the whole tail region. The fishtank community on Reddit. Stress. Member. Also one of the neons died this morning, I'm not sure why My boyfriend is meant to be coming home with a water testing kit (fingers crossed). There are a lot of things that can cause stress besides a disease. Jul 30, 2003 #2. Neon Tetras are a very popular freshwater fish, especially with beginners. I have transferred them into … I have heard that NTD is a whitish area in the blue section below the dorsal, but the fish looks fine there. It's not whispy yet but I wondered whether this might be fin rot or could it be some bacterial problem. My neon tetra has a white growth in its tail, I’m not sure what it is but have been treating it with Esha exit and Esha 2000. But if the betta did attack the tetra, will the tetra's tail grow back? Symptoms of a Dying Neon Tetra 1. Sep 26, 2018. Neon Tetra Disease mostly affects tetras, danios, and barbs: Treatment is difficult look for a medication that treats gram-negative bacteria or with nalidixic acid as the active ingredient. This is usually the first symptom that you will see in a dying neon tetra. One of my Neon Tetras has lost a bit of the red color near his tail. L1995. 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