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post #21 of 61 Old 07-17-2011, 04:36 PM Thread Starter
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I can't upload, I'm using a beta of iOS on my iPhone and it doesn't let me upload pictures :( I'll try though, I could email a picture to somebody though ?
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post #22 of 61 Old 07-17-2011, 06:37 PM
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PM me and I will give you my email so you can send the picture and I will post it on here.

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post #23 of 61 Old 07-17-2011, 06:43 PM Thread Starter
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Ok I just sent you a pm just there
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post #24 of 61 Old 07-17-2011, 09:57 PM
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Your scar has SEVERE HITHD. I doubt you can do much for him now. He has obviously been in bad quality water for a long time.
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post #25 of 61 Old 07-18-2011, 01:07 AM Thread Starter
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Well will I keep using Melafix ? He has finrot and that cures it
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From the pics I don't see any sign of fin rot unless it's in the other side. Fin rot will not kill your oscar but hole in the head disease will. Like I said you need to get your water clean before you do anything else. I would start by doing a really big water change of about 75%.

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post #27 of 61 Old 07-18-2011, 10:57 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah those aren't good pictures, he has to be up at the top so you see it. He won't eat or come up since the disease hit the tank. And I fear it most likely is HITH but it was healing from Melafix, how does that work ? xD Is it possible It's a parasitic disease ?
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post #28 of 61 Old 07-18-2011, 05:04 PM
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melafix will not cure a parasitic disease. It is most likely HITHD.

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post #29 of 61 Old 07-18-2011, 05:35 PM
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Have you done a 75% water change yet? Personally, that is what I would do. I would be doing a 70% water change weekly then and hope for the best. I also wouldn't be adding n any more fsh. It sounds like your life is very very busy and keeping up with fish is a bit much right now. If you don't have anyone that can help out with the proper care while you are away, I don't know what you can do. Your poor fish looks pretty rough but maybe just keeping up with the water changes from here on out can help. Clean water does a LOT in the way of the health of the fish. Hopefully it isn't too late.

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post #30 of 61 Old 07-18-2011, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
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melafix will not cure a parasitic disease. It is most likely HITHD.
If it isn't HITHD, what else can it be ?
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