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post #11 of 14 Old 03-18-2008, 10:33 AM Thread Starter
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Still treating with the Kanamyin, but I haven't noticed any improvement. The Binox is in the mail, should be here soon.

But the 'white' part of his sore seems to be standing out more; It almost looks furry like cotton. Is this a separate infection, like fungus? Or is it just the dead tissue sloughing off?

Anything else I can do for this little guy? The last few weeks he has been acting normal but the past few days he's been less active and isn't eating very much.
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post #12 of 14 Old 03-18-2008, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
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Well, he died this afternoon. Checked on him about an hour ago and he was still swimming around, but he was breathing really fast and his scales seemed slightly raised.

But I just found him stuck to the filter intake, looking all dropsied. :(
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post #13 of 14 Old 03-18-2008, 06:15 PM
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I'm sorry. :( I'm also fighting to save a sick fish right now so I know how rough that is.
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post #14 of 14 Old 03-19-2008, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Well, I let his carcass sit in the hospital tank overnight because I didn't want to deal with it. This morning I checked on it, and his body was covered in that same white fluffy stuff that was on his nose before he died.

So I'm thinking he died of a fungal infection?
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