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lioness501 01-11-2007 02:34 PM

metronidazole?
 
where do i get this from? i am currently treating for bacterial infection. the course finishes in 3 days, after i will do a huge water change, wen can i start to use metronidazole after????? also will there b instructions and will it b harmful to my fry?

Jaysn 01-11-2007 03:10 PM

I got some at my local non-chain fish store. There are several other meds included in it.

lioness501 01-11-2007 04:33 PM

i went to my local store and didnt have it. turns out i may not need it, the fish i was worried about has started pooing normally again so i think it was more likely bacterial infection, thanks tho! :):)

Daz 01-11-2007 04:41 PM

You can't buy straight Met in the uk, you need a vets ok, but it is avaliable thru other means.

lioness501 01-11-2007 04:49 PM

ahhhh ok, i thought that was perhaps the case, ill know for the future

Lupin 01-11-2007 04:51 PM

I get my Metronidazole in pharmacies.:) Lfs do not have them.:)

lioness501 01-11-2007 04:52 PM

so how do u treat the water then???

Lupin 01-11-2007 04:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lioness501
so how do u treat the water then???

One tablet per 20 gallons here.:) But two tabs were enough for me to treat my fish in a 75 gallons for Hexamita disease.:)

lioness501 01-11-2007 07:15 PM

thats good to bare in mind, mines only 28 gal so 1 tablet would do?? thansk for the info :):)

dakotagirl 01-15-2007 06:58 PM

I just bought Jungle Brand Parasite Clear Tank Buddies and it lists metronidazole as an active ingredient.

Barb


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