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  1. LittleBlueFishlets
    12-10-2013 11:26 PM - permalink
    LittleBlueFishlets
    Aquari-Sol is copper sulfate. That's not something that will work on a bacterial infection. It's used to treat parasites.... Does he have fuzzy white "cotton-like" growths? If so, this is either Columnaris or Saprolegnia.

    Columnaris is a gram-negative bacterial infections. It's treated with a gram-negative antibiotic. I prefer the furan class for this. (API Furan 2, Hikari Bifuran or Jungle Fungus Clear.)

    Saprolegnia grows only on dead/dying tissue. It's a mold/fungus. Look for thread or hair-like projections.

    Most times, fuzzy white growth is due to Columnaris. (Unless there's a previous wound.)

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  • About chili freebird
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    retired Rn
    Location
    Conn
    Interests
    cat behavior and betta enthusiast
    Occupation
    vol
    Gender
    Female
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
    1

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