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Loaches and internal parasites

Posted By: SteveK <sakartch@hotmail.com>
Date: Wednesday, 13 June 2001, at 9:37 p.m.

I had two clowns that were very thin. I assume they had parasites. One died eventually and I expected the other to follow. I did nothing and he appears to be recovering. Now I have 2 (of 4) B. Nigrolineatus that are very skinny. I hope they recover. I have thought about treating with levimisole. It is available in a local farm store. My experience with treating is hit and miss. Ich is easy to cure. I have had little luck with other meds. I fear they will pass it o along, but I also feel most healthy fish have good immune systems. But, now my Bala sharks are thinning out and not eating very well. Anyone else had good luck treeting internal parasites with levimisole and h