12-13-2009, 11:59 AM
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It appears to have a bacterial infection. Could be either Columnaris or mouth rot. I am no expert, but I would try using Maracyn and Maracyn-Two together first, and watch for improvements.
My rainbows have a bad case of columnaris right now. They showed improvement when I was using the Maracyn and Maracyn-Two treatment, but my problem did not completely go away. Perhaps I waited to long to start the treatment. I read a good article suggesting Methylene Blue/salt dips for treatment, so I am going to try it. If the Maracyn treatment does not work for you, I will let you know how the Methylene Blue treatment works for me. From what I understand, the Methlene Blue is a harsh treatment, and I am only using it as a last resort.
Last edited by Twistersmom; 12-13-2009 at 12:04 PM..