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prazi (droncit) use with loaches

Posted By: Joan Rowe <joan@equinox.unr.edu>
Date: Saturday, 8 April 2000, at 4:26 p.m.

I have an 80 gal with discus and clown loaches. 2 weeks ago the discus had trouble breathing adn the loaches stopped eating. I added extra air and did several water changes over the next few days and they all settled down except for one discus which managed to jump out of the tank in the middle of the night. (She was swimming wildly the last time I saw her in the tank). So now, the discus seem fine except for one which is swimming in the air stream. The loaches are still not eating. I had thought about a year ago that I may have a gill fluke infestation and did a KMnO4 treatment. The loaches hated it but they survived it. At the same time I bought praziquantel to dose the tank but never used it because the label said "do not use on loaches" (I bought it mail-order so never saw the label until I