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by jakob
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Pop eye on Gastromyzon
Replies: 6
Views: 5651

Re: Pop eye on Gastromyzon

I have never yet use an antibiotic in an aquarium before. For more than one reason i know this to be a bad idea (even if i use it on this one, it will be in a separate tank, which would be disinfected with acetic acid and ethanol). It's also unlikely i will get one for ornamental fish - legally I ca...
by jakob
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Pop eye on Gastromyzon
Replies: 6
Views: 5651

Re: Pop eye on Gastromyzon

Thank you - that's what i assumed. Can you recomend another brand of antibacterial? I know sera is little better than blessed water, i have JBL ektol that's also antibacterial, but ia have a feeling it's also an ancient recipe...I'm tryng it now, with little hope... If things won't improve, I will v...
by jakob
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Pop eye on Gastromyzon
Replies: 6
Views: 5651

Pop eye on Gastromyzon

Hello, for several days i have been observing and treating an enlarged eye on one of the gastromyzons. It's on one of the biggest ones, and it does not seem to bother him, he is still feisty and shoves others from their preferred rocks and even fighting a sewellia, and has great colours - dark brown...
by jakob
Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Skinny disease?
Replies: 7
Views: 4297

Re: Skinny disease?

Thank you for the warning about snails... i have Neritina natalensis and dont want to kill them :) (now i see i forgot to mention them, they were in the tank before the loaches). also, i'm not quite sure of the size of the Melanoides sp. (Malaysian trumpet snail?, i'm not sure of the english name) p...
by jakob
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Skinny disease?
Replies: 7
Views: 4297

Re: Skinny disease?

I'm positively sure, that it was from inside the fish. I dont know from where else it could be. Beforhand the fish were in an empty tank. I also severed the intestine i such a way it didnt touch anything but the glass i put it on, i think.But i guess i cant be 100% sure. it also looked quite similar...
by jakob
Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Skinny disease?
Replies: 7
Views: 4297

Re: Skinny disease?

ok, so it probably is capillaria then. It was definitely a nematode (nematoid movement, no segmentation or chaetae) It had something that looked like stichosome at the front, similar to the pictures of capillaria on the internet, so its most probably Capillaria. Even if it's not Capillaria it was a ...
by jakob
Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Fish Health & Treatment
Topic: Skinny disease?
Replies: 7
Views: 4297

Skinny disease?

Hello, i am new here, and i have a problem with my loaches. Loaches are Lepidocephalichthys guntea. The tank has been setup for 8 years, but with this set of fish for about 4 months. Tank is habitated by a school of 10-13 pearl danios (Brachydanio albolineatus, i dont know the exact numbers. They ar...