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Here is a very short video of one of my male lemon jakes that has a raw mark on the top of his head. What could this be? I did notice some aggression between another jake and my star sapphire. Is this possibly an injury or is it a disease? Sorry this is the best pic i can get
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Agree not a clear picture but my thought is that it's a likely spot for an injury. Were you also going to post a vid? I think you should observe the mark over the next 2-3 days for changes, whether it begins to heal or else changes in a negative way.

If I were dealing with this I would maintain fresh, clean water in my tank, and table salt in the water to ward off infection in the case it's an injury.
 

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I tried to attach the video but it was not allowed.

Thanks for your tips.
 

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ken31cay said:
Agree not a clear picture but my thought is that it's a likely spot for an injury. Were you also going to post a vid? I think you should observe the mark over the next 2-3 days for changes, whether it begins to heal or else changes in a negative way.

If I were dealing with this I would maintain fresh, clean water in my tank, and table salt in the water to ward off infection in the case it's an injury.
How much table salt for a 75 gallon do you recommend?
 

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I would add 1 tablespoon per 5 gal of tank water and maintain that for 5-10 days. Replace the amount of salt removed in your water changes.
 
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