medication

  1. C

    alternative medicine (around me) which?

    I'm holding methlyne blue, and aquarium salt. will buy dropsy fix(or epsom salt) as fish just got infected one eye. Immediately do a water change (as yesterday do weekly water change) but missing the other medicine. before that, what alternative medicine & for universal use? (prepare, future...
  2. H

    How to treat bichirs with Columnaris?

    I have two bichirs that are showing white spots on their tail that are beginning to gradually grow. There is no fuzz so I’m 99% sure it’s Columnaris. I can’t get a lot of the good fish medications due to a bunch of restrictions, but I have aquarium salt, stuff called fungus clear that has some...
  3. FESHMAN

    Refrigerating Medicine + Medicated Food

    Hi everyone, I have 2 questions I figured I'd lump into one thread 1) Can medicine be stored in the fridge to extend its shelf life? The suppliers where I live are very unreliable so I have to stock up whenever they have them. Does medications like Levamisole, Praziquantel, Fenbendazole etc...
  4. L

    Are these medications safe for my ray?

    Hey guys, new to rays and I’ve had a male BD hybrid pup got about 2 weeks now. He has been through 2 rounds of prazi so far. I’m wondering if I can use the same premedication process I usually do on my fish. Levamisole hydrochloride or prazi for dewormer, and sulfaplex and maracyn 2 for...
  5. G

    HELPPPPPPPP EMERGENCY

    Hello, I got a really nice SRD flowerhorn exactly a week ago. he was doing great until today. His head got a little smaller and he's colors are not that vibrant anymore. Also near were he poops the skin is weird, its like white and peeled off, you can see it in the pics below. Please help i...
  6. S

    Please help... Fenbendazole-resistant Camallanus and I live in Canada

    I’ve come to this forum in hopes of getting some help or advice.. I’ve seen several posts on these awful parasites before and the advice given has been helpful, as people here seem to be knowledgeable and experienced with how parasites work. It’s my worst nightmare.... I noticed red worms in...
  7. N

    Pleco problem?!

    Hi, I’m asking this in breeding because I figured this group would know. Do sailfin pleco spray milt or do they have a penis? see picture. My son insists he’s had this for at least 6 months (that he noticed it a long time ago when he was in our smaller tank). I really hope this isn’t a worm, we...
  8. A

    Seachem Paraguard and inverts

    So I have a 10 gal aquarium with a pleco, a betta and two cory cats, recently I have noted ich on my pleco and do not want it to spread but I do not have another tank to quarantine it in. I have seen paraguard but know it is bad for inverts, and there is also a snail, a crayfish, and some ghost...
  9. M

    Trying to identify a gash behind flowerhorns gills

    Long story short made a rookie mistake and forgot to clean my filter during regular maintenance and shot disgusting water into the 30 gallon tank. Cleaned it again after and added an extra sponge filter just to be safe but the next day my flowerhorn had a strange gash behind it’s gills. Assuming...
  10. N

    Pleco food change/ripped fin recovery

    Hi All First off a great big thank you to the whole Monster Fish Community for all the help, advice, and support over the last few years... Q.1 So Our Pleco Squiggly suffered a ripped anal fin about a week ago from unknown source. No changes prior to the injury and the water has been clear...
  11. Y

    Question on treating for internal parasites

    hi all, I am new here and relatively new to the hobby. I’ll start by saying if this is posted somewhere already please let me know and I’ll carry on in that thread but couldn’t find anything for what I’m asking. I have 2 Gt’s in a 55 gallon tank, all my water parameters are checked...
  12. C

    How to get rid of ich

    how can I get rid of ich. My dovii has it.
  13. T

    Columnaris?

    So my little Ornate has an ulcer like lesion on his one side that I would typically identify as colmunaris in trout and sturgeon. I have no plecos and the poor guy hasn't come out enough for me too notice till now. What do you guys think? Best form of treatment? I salted the tank and turned the...
  14. xDestro

    100+ degree water? Gulpers in 20

    Was looking at getting metronidazole and flubendazole to treat my gulpers that come in next week as that's what discus origin recommends, I want to sterilize my tank before they get here since my last ones died so I did a bit of research on bleaching and using hydrogen poroxide and saw someone...
  15. R

    MEDICATION FOR SCALELESS FISH

    Hello, I've been doing some research and came up with a list of medicines that can be used when dealing with scale less fish. please comment below if you've used these medicine with the result or feel free to add to the list. Thank you This list was made with BLACK GHOST KNIFE FISH in mind but...
  16. GamerChick5567

    Help with hex treatment?

    Hey guys, recently my small green terror (he's maybe 4.5") has developed a case of hex out of nowhere. It has been going on for at least 2 weeks (I noticed it because he was way lethargic and stopped eating, and he's usually one of the more active fish), unfortunately I wasn't able to treat it...
  17. Hendre

    protrusion from under goldfish scale possible injury, any ID?

    good evening guys and gals of mfk, after moving my goldfish from a 80 litre tank outside to temporary 250 indoors i noticed one of my goldfish had a foreign object coming out from under the scales, possibly a parasite? It may have knocked itself on a brick sitting in the small tank used to...
  18. S

    HITH... is it dead?

    Hey guys, A few weeks ago I posted a picture of my Redheads with minor HITH. Ive been treating them with meds (metronidazole). Ive been treating them for the recommended time on the packaging, but I want to be sure that the parasite is gone. I was treating them by medicating the aquarium...
  19. wesbailey87

    Help With Internal Parasites!?!?

    Hello Guys, I've been battling what I believe to be internal parasites. My runt flowerhorn has fallen prey to them and is not eating and hasn't been for about a week. My other fish are showing signs of parasites from "mouthing" and a decreased appetite. I have a 125 gallon tank with a 45...
  20. M

    Help! What medication should I use for my plecos?

    I really have questions that I am hoping you guys can help me with. I am not certain exactly what type of medication I should be using. So let me tell you what I have, and what I do, and hopefully you can help me figure out whether or not to keep doing the same thing or change it up. I keep...
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