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Urgent, Tom W and Momfish!

Posted By: cybermeez <cybermeez@NOSPAMaol.com>
Date: Saturday, 3 July 2004, at 12:35 p.m.

Momfish and Tom (and others who may have comments/ideas to offer),

I have had some newly acquired B. striata in my Q-Tank with a sick Clown. All have beet given a course of Pepso for internal parasites. I'm not sure what the clown has, but it **may** be something like Costia or Trichodina. Anyway, the striatas apparently came in with Ich so I tried the new Maracide (which didn't work) and the maracyns to treat the clowns rapidly deteriorating (and clamped fins) fins. That didn't work either so Thursday I did a big water change to remove any medication and started treatment with Spectrogram (Kanamycin and nitrofurazone) and formalin (4 drops per gallon), both called for dosing every other day for 3 days.

No one showed any distress with the addition of the formalin and