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Internal Parasite medication
Posted By: Leigh Ann <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, 8 March 2002, at 4:14 p.m.
I have a one inch clown loach who I have determined has an internal parasite. The problem has existed since shortly after I bought him and his companions. Others are fine and have grown to almost two inches while he has remained about the same size. He has a dark brown dot under the belly, which used to protrude, but now is very thin. He has lost most of his orange coloring, but still has good black stripes and eats well, though doesn't grow. Anyway, my local fish store recommeded a medicine called Internal Parasite Guard made by Jungle. She also suggested treating the entire tank, since the fish has been sick for so long. The medication does not specifically mention whether it is safe for scaleless fish or not and I have several clown loaches, yo-yo loaches, a dojo loach, ju