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I have a guppie sort of fish..it had white specks and dots all over its fins and...

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Question: 
I have a guppie sort of fish..it had white specks and dots all over its fins and tail...we scraped it off..what was the white stuff?If it is a disease we scraped it off...is it completely gone?
Answer: 

From your description, it sounds like your fish has Ich (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis). To treat isolate fish and treat with a medication containing formalin and malachite green such as: Rid-Ich, Cure-Ick, Quick Cure, Formalin, Ick clear, Parasite Clear, Copper Safe, Maracide