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  1. AyalaCookiejar
    01-28-2013 05:13 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    Thanks. DaBaDee still doesn't look too good... Do you think his eyes look swollen or off?



    He looks like a ghost to me.
  2. mstenorsaxplayer
    01-28-2013 12:49 AM - permalink
    mstenorsaxplayer
    Hey. Lil Sano is loosing his color very quickly. I left him with a friend for the weekend. His gills are still swollen. What do I do???
  3. AyalaCookiejar
    01-27-2013 11:06 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    Hey, Callistra. I'd love to know if/when you get a response from Penn Plax. So far, they have not sent any reply to me. I feel like I should start a petition at change.org against these companies selling aquarium products that contain metal.

    Also, if like to let you know that so far, DaBaDee is still hanging on but he is very lethargic, still has color loss and is clamped, but my girl Okami is healing very nicely/quickly and I've only added 1/2 tsp of AQ salt so far, so I don't think I will up the dose. Bahari also hasn't pooped for me yet, but he was more active today than usual, which is good.
  4. AyalaCookiejar
    01-26-2013 09:33 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    That's very nice of you! How much do you want for it?
  5. AyalaCookiejar
    01-26-2013 09:25 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    About 20 minutes ago he was floating sideways and could not swim downwards but now he's resting at the bottom of the tank since I just added the meds.
    :(
  6. AyalaCookiejar
    01-26-2013 09:25 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    I've put parasite clear in the main tank before with no issues on the cycle. Honestly, I could care less about the cycle at this point. He's been having so many issues - I just want him to get better. I guess I'll worry about the cycle later. I can re-seed it because I'm doing a fishless cycle on my other tank. I don't remember exactly where I saw that price on the metro - maybe it was on Seachems website. Either way, he's been having these issues for so long that I'm afraid he won't make it if I don't treat him with something and Parasite Clear is all I have for the time being.
    I guess he might not even make it with the meds. He looks so bad right now that he might not even handle the meds well, and I already know the meds I have are harsh on him. If I can get a link to a med that will work that I can afford I can order it this weekend and hopefully get it by this week... And also, hopefully he will make it that long. He's lost so much color that he's almost completely see through.
  7. AyalaCookiejar
    01-26-2013 08:58 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    I don't have metro... A small thing of it is like more than $50. And the treatment of Parasite clear is not supposed to be redosed more than 3 times, and that's only for specific ailments... The others are only supposed to be redosed twice.
    I could try to get some general cure if that could be used longer... But for now, I have Parasite clear and I've decided to treat him in his main tank and take out the carbon filter I just added, leaving in the old media... I was wasting a lot of the meds anyways because the tablets are for ten gallons and he seems happier in it, anyways.
    Btw, the directions are to redose after 48 hours with a 25% water change... So I do a 25% change and add another full dose of meds? Can this overdose/harm him?
  8. AyalaCookiejar
    01-26-2013 03:39 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    Well I treated him again on Monday-Wednesday but I stopped treatment because his poo all three days was totally normal, and now its not again.
  9. AyalaCookiejar
    01-26-2013 03:31 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    Well I'll be getting Kanaplex ordered. My VT looked much worse this morning, too :( I'm at work now for about 5 more hours but he didn't look good at all... And he was pooping, it was half white and very long. His colors were very faded, he was sleeping a lot, clamped, moving very slowly... He did eat for me but it took him much longer to get to the surface than normal... And I noticed a few times he like, tipped his head as if he was trying to take a breath but he didn't break the surface :/ I couldn't do much but add some epsoms, because I had to leave for work.
  10. AyalaCookiejar
    01-25-2013 11:28 PM - permalink
    AyalaCookiejar
    What meds would I use if I needed them? I haven't dealt with fin rot before... I started off with just 1/4 tsp per gallon. How much should I use?

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