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Fungus Fungus / Cotton

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases & Cures' started by Anonymous, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. Anonymous

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    I have a 60 fresh water with bala's, red tail shark, pleco, ghost knife, angel, pink tail chauseus, kuli, silver dollar, clown loachs. I have had this set up for several years with very few problems. I have developed what I believe to be a fungis. Several of the fish have a white puffy sore on their mouths and I am seeing discoloration on several of the fish especially where the skin is normally dark. I have tried Maricide Fungis Cure and the stuff that comes in the blue glass bottle that I believe is made from a Tea Tree Extract. I followed all directions with carbon removal and etc. I am having no luck, does anyone have any ideals?
     
  2. Stellaluna

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    Re: Fungis

    That sounds like columnaris. I'd do a lot of water changes, and I'd also use salt, but not with those loaches, so you probably need to use the medication outlined here:

    <a class="postlink" href="http://freshaquarium.about.com/cs/disease/p/columnaris.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://freshaquarium.about.com/cs/disea ... mnaris.htm</a>
     
  3. cooltow1

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    Re: Fungis

    That sure sounds like Flex(columnaris) and it so then it's one of the few times that antibiotics are needed in an aquarium

    Rick