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Treatment of Hillstreams...It actually works!!!

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Sunday, 17 February 2002, at 12:07 p.m.

Good news hillstream fanatics, the treatment of my hillstreams for their patchy color loss and sudden death of some specimens,has been successful. After 10 days of treatment with Marycyn-two (Minocycline) and Marycyn(erythromycin) the patchy color is almost completely gone and the fish are feeding even more vigorously. They never stopped feeding, but they are even more ravenous now. Results of the medication were not too evident until about three or four days ago (6-7days into treatment). But, when the color started returning to normal, it happened rather quickly. So, barring some sort of relapse, which I wi