Sick Flowerhorn. Not sure what to do!

A.J.7¿7

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my 3” blue Flowerhorn got attacked by my Oscar in a 125g tank. I think he got scratched on a rock in the tank because he has pretty deep cuts down his side.

I separated my Oscar and put him in a 75g by himself, but the Flowerhorn kept getting worse. The scratches turned red and he started spinning around in a circle almost looking confused.

As soon as I saw this I removed the Flowerhorn out of the 125 and put him in a 20g hospital tank.

Since removing him from the 125 he has been spinning around at the bottom of the tank.(constantly spinning right).
I have been treating with melifix and maracyn-two. His cuts are healing good but the spinning and staying curled up remains.

Any ideas what this could be?

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Spinning and curling are the result of bacterial infection (redness of wound) to his system. Since you already started Maracyn-2, I would continue on per the directions before switching to something different. I would stop melafix for now. The only other antibiotic medication that you could add with Maracyn-2 is Maracyn-1.
 
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A.J.7¿7

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Spinning and curling are the result of bacterial infection (redness of wound) to his system. Since you already started Maracyn-2, I would continue on per the directions before switching to something different. I would stop melafix for now. The only other antibiotic medication that you could add with Maracyn-2 is Maracyn-1.
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Spinning and curling are the result of bacterial infection (redness of wound) to his system. Since you already started Maracyn-2, I would continue on per the directions before switching to something different. I would stop melafix for now. The only other antibiotic medication that you could add with Maracyn-2 is Maracyn-1.
Spinning and curling are the result of bacterial infection (redness of wound) to his system. Since you already started Maracyn-2, I would continue on per the directions before switching to something different. I would stop melafix for now. The only other antibiotic medication that you could add with Maracyn-2 is Maracyn-1.
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A.J.7¿7

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Spinning and curling are the result of bacterial infection (redness of wound) to his system. Since you already started Maracyn-2, I would continue on per the directions before switching to something different. I would stop melafix for now. The only other antibiotic medication that you could add with Maracyn-2 is Maracyn-1.
The wound is starting to heal up nicely but he still wont eat, and he looks like hes slowly fading away.
I did notice some white spots or "specks" at the base of his left pectoral fin.

any other suggestions?
 

vivekraj304

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hi my flowehorn's white pearl markings below the eye are suddenly turning red like its infected or something..pls if anyone is familiar with this kindly suggest a remedy..below is a picture. the above ones shows the red markings and below ones are when it was fine and had pearl strings

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hi my flowehorn's white pearl markings below the eye are suddenly turning red like its infected or something..pls if anyone is familiar with this kindly suggest a remedy..below is a picture. the above ones shows the red markings and below ones are when it was fine and had pearl strings

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Try a little triple sulfa.
 
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