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Green Neon Tetra HELP!

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Hi guys, I just noticed that 1 or 2 of my green neon tetras are sick! It looks like on either side of their bodies there is the neon strip missing! it started as a little spec and this morning while i was feeding them i noticed that most of its color was missing on one side. im also noticing that its spreading to another fish!

Help me please! id like to take care of this issue before it progresses to my other fishes!

I dont have the water parameters.

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I keep mine in 80-82F water. With peat in the filter and plenty of drift wood to keep water soft and ph of 6-6.5. Filtered drinking water is too hard and contains minerals.
Forgot to mention that green neons are all wild caught in the Orinoco river. That means they are harder to acclimate and you will have some casualties.
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