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  1. LittleBlueFishlets
    04-24-2014 10:20 PM - permalink
    Camallanus worms are nasty.

    (Thanks - I've always wanted to use that emoticon, and you've given me a reason now. )

    So are all brands of S. boulardii sold by prescription only? Or just Florastor? Seems silly to require a prescription for a probiotic!
  2. logisticsguy
    04-23-2014 06:15 PM - permalink
    Well I am seeing a whole lot of camallanus worms around here. Its like a major outbreak of them and they are just nasty nematode.

    Canada can be pretty ridiculous about prescription things. I had to get a good foot cream by prescription lol. I am looking around for a generic version.
  3. LittleBlueFishlets
    04-23-2014 11:08 AM - permalink
    I wonder why S. boulardii is only sold via prescription up there.

    On a different topic: I'm trying to get a feel for just how common internal parasites are in "new" Bettas. Have you found this to be an issue when you get new fish? (IIRC, I once saw a post from Basement Bettas saying she gives a dewormer to her new fish, so I'm wondering if this is something that's a regular protocol.) Thank you!
  4. logisticsguy
    04-22-2014 11:04 AM - permalink
    LittleBlueFishlets! It is an excellent probiotic. Ive taken Florastor myself after a round of antibiotics. For some reason it is sold via prescription here in Canada making it difficult to find for my fish. I do know it is quality. I like that your using in conjunction with others. they all have different strengths kinda like the agents of shield.
  5. LittleBlueFishlets
    04-20-2014 11:54 AM - permalink
    Have you looked into Saccharomyces boulardii? I've had excellent results with it (used in conjunction with other probiotics). It's sold under the brand name Florastor, but generic versions are available, too.
  6. logisticsguy
    04-16-2014 02:19 PM - permalink
    Oh yes I take the same antibiotics my fish get. Lactobacteria Rhamnosis GG. One thing for sure imo is that after any antibiotic treatment, fish or human, a few doses of a probiotic can really help recovery. Antibiotics can wipe out the good gut bacteria along with the bad. GG sparks the immune system to produce more T cells in the blood as well.
  7. LittleBlueFishlets
    04-12-2014 04:11 PM - permalink
    Well, gee.... Thank you! That was a really nice thing to say. The same is true of you. You have an amazing amount of knowledge, and this forum is lucky to have you! (In fact, I'm currently searching for one of your posts about Methylene Blue for someone.)
  8. LittleBlueFishlets
    04-09-2014 11:29 AM - permalink
    Blood poisoning is DEFINITELY nasty stuff. I'm so glad that you're feeling better now!

    Are you taking probiotics? (I know you give them to your fish!) This can help avoid issues such as C. diff.

    I hope you're feeling better soon!
  9. daniella3d
    04-07-2014 09:38 PM - permalink
    hey thanks :) I surely hope they arrive safe and healthy.
  10. logisticsguy
    04-07-2014 03:13 PM - permalink
    Thanks LittleBlueFishlets. Things are starting to get better. Blood poisoning is nasty stuff. Praise to powerful antibiotics.

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