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Hole in the Head (HITH) Hole in the Head

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases & Cures' started by LemonDiscus, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    just 2 running with inhabitants... the 30 and the 125

    These are actually a pair... I was on another forum and watched videos on what pairs do... it is what these 2 are doing... exactly, it was like watching my fish do what was on the video... this is the first true pair I have had!

    I have the 20 gallon with whats left of the endlers (I have not fed them in a month) and the 55 empty but running
     
  2. MOD_Dawn

    MOD_Dawn Active Member

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    omg! what have you NOT fed them in about a month??
     
  3. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    Endlers :)

    Somehow there are some still alive... I actually only really have the tank lights on because they are on a timer and I have my "extra" plants tossed in there...
     
  4. MOD_Dawn

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    I knew it was the endlers, that's just not right (starving them to death).
    Bad Ryan...Bad Bad!
     
  5. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    HITH Patient is back in the tank, most of the holes are healed all the way... .the largest hole is healing still and looks MUCH better. He is feeding and socialized with the others again. He is up front with all the others and roaming for food and begging for food when I am near the tank.

    I hope it continues this well...

    Patient 2 with Internal Hex is trying to feed but I dont see much improvement. I eats and spits most of the food back out... At least it is trying to eat though which is a small improvement....
     
  6. cooltow1

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    Will they take Krill?
    If you take 100ml of warm water and dissolve 250 mg of Metronidazole/Flagyl them soak freeze dried Krill for a hour or so it a good way to get the meds into them. Maybe something to try

    Rick
     
  7. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    Never fed the discus krill... its worth a shot but I'm broke til friday :confused:
     
  8. cooltow1

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    Could be any freeze dried food
    Worked good with large Cichlids
    Once upon a time

    Rick
     
  9. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    I just spent a small fortune on Metronidazole and Prime :)
     
  10. cooltow1

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    The good thing about having the breeding sheds and fishroom on a well is I don't use alot of Prime

    Rick
     
  11. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    I wish... one day... I have PLANS! :)

    I even have plans for a self-controlled display tank once I but a house........ A water "container" on a float system to control what comes in... a 220 gallon display tank and a 75 gallon sump... the display and the sump with an overflow and the overflow on the sump hooked to the septic system... the water container will have a pump in it on a timer that for a given amount of time a day will pump clean water into the display tank overflowing both tanks and changing the water on its own...

    I have a similar plan for a fishroom too in a shed :) I need a house!
     
  12. MOD_Dawn

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    wow. And I thought I was a big dreamer!
    Would be soo cool :)
    *drools* at the thought of it.
     
  13. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    That's pretty much how may system works, Irrigation timer turns the water on to the tanks it overflows to a man made wetlands. We pump about 15% a day. There are still a 220,125, and 90 gal that are in the house have to be changed with the Python.

    Rick
     
  15. LemonDiscus

    LemonDiscus Thread Starter Active Member

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    No pythons for me! :) I am going to do it the RIGHT way! :)
     
  16. MOD_Dawn

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    so your using the python (is the best way imo)?
    Lol!
     
  17. cooltow1

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    If I could talk the better half into letting me plumb the house for drains there would be No pythons for me!
    It takes long to do maintenance on those three tank than the breeding sheds
    Rick
     
  18. angelLuver

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    aw lemon,hows that pretty fish doing tonight??
     
  19. LemonDiscus

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    HITH patient is doing great! Back in the water eating and shoaling with the others in the display...

    The other one I only mentioned in this thread (the one with internal Hex) is not doing well... its back in treatment...
     
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    Locked per Request of LemonDiscus (for running off topic)

    Lock removed due to complaints of other topics running off topic and suggesting they all be locked to...sticky notice will be going up in site news/feedback about locking topics and can be viewed here--> <a class="postlink-local" href="http://www.theexoticfish.com/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=3508&p=48961#p48961" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">viewtopic.php?f=15&t=3508&p=48961#p48961</a> .