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black spots on golden dojo, PLEASE HELP!!!! WORRIE

Posted By: Trai <landscaper@erols.com>
Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2002, at 12:27 a.m.

I have one, he's about a year old (to my tank, that is). He's fatter than a mcdonald's straw, lol and about 4+ inches long. Fat little bugger. BUT - he/she got a black spot about 3 months ago 3/4 back from head to tail. I just thought it was a marking I had not noticed before. But I have been desperately searching for something on them because it grew. Now it looks like someone "scuffed" him with a black shoe. The size of the spot is about 1.5centimeter in length and approx. the same in height. It's roughly square in shape, though slanted more like a diamond lying on a flat side. Does that make sense? Now he has another small black spot and it's growing too. Under his beautiful orange skin, he has very light