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Posted By: JrLoach <proforce65@hawaii.rr.com>
Date: Thursday, 22 February 2001, at 3:49 p.m.


I was wondering what medicines other people use. I have a sick clown loach. He stopped eating and his belly is small. He also moved very slowly all over the place. It's only 1" and I used "Tetracycaline" and the next day he looked better. This was last week, and he now eats small pieces of flakes.

What do you think, should I medicate again? He still looks skinny and eats only bits and pieces. His brothers in the big tank are triving.

What about penicilin? Is there a brand of medication that has this as an ingredient? I hate Tetracycaline because it makes the water foamy at the surface. Looks like foam from a protein skimmer.