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  1. Columnaris treatment?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello, I have a 20gal tank with 6 platys and a variety of shrimp, and I'm pretty sure one of my platys has got columnaris. For a week or so now he's had a white shiny patch on his head but no other symptoms, and I've been adding salt to try to help it. None of the other fish seem affected...
  2. Quick treatment protocol question for Seachem Kanaplex

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have a newish guppy I got from a store that developed what looks like saddleback columnaris. I didn't have any Furan-2 on hand, so I have been treating it with good success with Kanaplex (it's looking way way better, all the "fuzzy tendrils" are gone and now it's just a flat pale spot again)...
  3. Columnaris? Treatment advice

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    1. Size of tank? 3 gallos 2. Water parameters a. Ammonia? 0 b. Nitrite? 0 c. Nitrate? 10 d. pH, KH and GH? 7.4; KH and GH unknown but tap water is on the hard side e. Test kit? API Freshwater Kit 3. Temperature? 79-80F 4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)? FW 5. How long the aquarium...
  4. Columnaris?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi All, I'm new to this forum but need a little help with diagnosing a disease in my tank that has wiped out approx half of my fish I previously had a 120 litre tank and moved my fish to a new one 10 weeks ago. At this time I had one (very old) Neon Tetra, 30 Sailfin Mollies and a Horse...
  5. Columnaris

    Livebearers
    From what I can tell, my tanks have a columnaris issue. It looks like strain two, as they appeared to die of hemorrhagic septicemia at first, but now they just die with very little warning aside from lethargy. Is there any good treatment for columnaris? I have kanaplex and furan-2 coming soon...
  6. Got another possible "sickie" This time a Ram

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    My Bolivian Ram has been acting a little strange lately. He's been staying on the opposite side of the tank than he usually does. And not that interested in eating, although he's eating a little. I can't tell if he has "spots" on him or not, but near his head/jaw area seems to be a little more...
  7. Got another possible "sickie"

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    My Bolivian Ram has been acting a little strange lately. He's been staying on the opposite side of the tank than he usually does. And not that interested in eating, although he's eating a little. I can't tell if he has "spots" on him or not, but near his head/jaw area seems to be a little more...
  8. The heartbreak of Columnaris

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Its back again, and I can hardly believe it. This is the third time its hit. I guess this means I have to break down my 55 gallon tank. I am so depressed right now... The first time I had it, I lost 11 fish out of 19. I removed them and treated them in a hospital tank as soon as they showed...
  9. Please help! Horrible case of Columnaris

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I am a newbie with a 55 gallon tank that has been cycled for maybe 6 weeks. Ammonia 0, nitrites 0, nitrates average 10-20. I have unfortunately learned the hard way--QUARANTINE! I didn't heed the advice I had read over and over, and am now paying for it, big time. I have been adding fish...
  10. Panda Corys might have Columnaris need advice.

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I think a few of my Panda Cory Cats have Columnaris. It looks like there is a cotton type buildup around their dorsal and tail fins. How do I cure it and and what is something safe to use in a tank with scaleless fish. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks, - Mike
  11. My female guppies are dying!

    Livebearers
    So I have 2 females and one male in my 20 g. Params are steady, nitrite 0, nitrate 30, pH 8.4 (I know it's high, but it's consistent), hardness is 300, alkalinity is 240 I know guppies like lower pH but they have been doing fine for months. One of the females had a cottony patch on her tail so I...
  12. All fish dead except 1...very sick..help please ...photo

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I used to have a beautiful 15 gallon recreational tank, but sadly I am down to only 1 fish...and I fear death is near for him too. For almost a year on and off I thought I had reoccurring bouts of ich. Symptoms appeared to fit and treatment with Malachite Green helped. Unfortunately, it kept...
  13. guppy has columnaris, what should i do to heal it

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    my guppy has columnaris, has all the signs of very bad columnaris (raised grey bump with red outline), its currently in tank i setup to be for sick fish and was wondering if anyone know what i could do to speed up the healing process. Also just recently today she started swimming almost...
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