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    Default Identify Parasite?

    Someone on Simply's FB page is inquiring about this. Can anyone identify? Looks nasty!
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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    It looks like a mite, a bit like those that cause mange in animals and scabies in humans
    Last edited by Paul Sabucchi; 08-23-2018 at 02:26 PM.

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Sabucchi View Post
    It looks like a mite, a bit like those that cause mange in annals and scabies in humans
    You are correct, it does look like a mite, but she said this came from her discus feces.

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    All I can think of is if maybe salad/veggies are being fed they may have come with those. Not aware of any arthropoda as intestinal parassites

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    Thanks! I will pass this along...

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    make movie then we can say more

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    We're working on a posting problem with Dan, DJW, but he suggests it's just an amoeba.

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    sry but this is not amoeba, amoeba look different

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    The detail is not sufficient to tell. The regularity of size suggest the possiblility of eggs of capillaria.

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    The detail is not sufficient to tell. The regularity of size suggest the possiblility of eggs of capillaria.Capillaria discus fecal sample (2018_01_18 15_08_35 UTC).jpg

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    Default Re: Identify Parasite?

    only movie then we know what it is

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