I had to do a very difficult photo shoot where in one hand I held a mirror and in the other a camera to get him to flare his gills to see if he has gill parasites. I got 2 pics showing them... I just got this CT saturday, and he just lays there unless motivated /=
Anyways, his gills are a really dark red, almost blackcolor. Then in the center is a streak of normal colored gills red, and right where the gills branch off from the bottom of his head is a tiny patch of gray. I got 2 photos in which you can see this... Some physical signs are:
The first day I had him he'd yawn by opening his mouth super wide for a long time (only did it first day that I can tell though). My other fish just dart their mouthes open. He also does an occasional slight
Does he have gill parasites and if so how should I treat them? I was thinking 1 tsp/gallon AQ salt w/ 100% daily water changes for 10 days would cure it, but I kow hardly anything about these parasites so I want your opinion first.