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    I just noticed some new Very small Black dots on the left side of my blue diamond Is it debri/dirt or is there a black spot skin problem or somthing?

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    Default Re: Black dots??

    Quote Originally Posted by KeonTheKing View Post
    I just noticed some new Very small Black dots on the left side of my blue diamond Is it debri/dirt or is there a black spot skin problem or somthing?
    Can you get a picture, most likely just a pigment issue.
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    Default Re: Black dots??

    Sounds like a pigment issue, with Koi we call this a shimmy..not sure what it is called with discus...pepper?

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    it is called peppering, but not common in the blue strains. I have only heard of black spot as a disease in marine fish

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    Quote Originally Posted by boxters View Post
    it is called peppering, but not common in the blue strains. I have only heard of black spot as a disease in marine fish

    Older Blue Diamonds can develop black specks, not an issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie View Post
    Older Blue Diamonds can develop black specks, not an issue.
    Ohh ok thanks i didnt know it it was like black-ick

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    I have that on my pair also, female has 2 and male only one. They are about 2mm wide and round.
    Here is not so quality picture - I shot it for egg counting purpose:Dots.JPG

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    Default Re: Black dots??

    Like Eddie says some older BD will develop some black spots . I have encountered that with some of mine.
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