Help identifying what’s wrong with my clownfish

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I’ve had this clown for about a month now and noticed it started developing these weird spots about 2 weeks ago. It seems way to large to be ich or velvet, and almost has a fleshy look to it. I tried a freshwater dip and didn’t seem to do anything. It was in a tank with several other fish and none of the other fish have developed the same thing. It is also not displaying any other symptoms (no inching, no panting etc). I’ve been feeding my tank with selcon.
Any help identifying what this is would be greatly appreciated!

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Eric.jones1996

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Looks similar to lymphocytosis, which is a viral infection that usually shows up in response to some stressor. Anything bothering the fish?
It often does go away on its own if the fish is in good conditions, though it can take a while.
The pet store I got her from was using hyper salinity, so perhaps that’s what was stressing her. I’ve been testing the tank she was in and nothing seems to come up that would cause any stress
 

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She was in an other tank with a flame angel, a firefish goby, and a much smaller clown. I just moved her to my 20 gallon water box which just has a CUC
The pictures aren’t super clear, but I’d say this is Lymphocystis. That is a common viral disease, a bit rarer in clownfish though. It will go away on its own in 4 to 8 weeks and is rarely fatal. Here is the thing though; it is possible the fish has other issues at the same time, it is difficult to decipher every white/gray spot. Watch for spots that come and go over a day or two - that indicates some other issue at the same time.
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