PLEASE help Parasites

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases' started by Midnight_Madman, Oct 21, 2014.

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  1. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    I hate to say but I am afraid what you bought will not do the trick. It needs to have the Praziquantel in it Coralline mentioned for best chances to get rid of them. The active ingredient in the medication you have there has no reference to flukes. So along with what you have there, which will help if there are other parasites present, you may want to get your hands on something with praziquantel in it.
     
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  3. Midnight_Madman

    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    I bought it because it did say it treated flukes..
    I am also worried now because it says not for newly set up aquariums... I am just though my cycle, but I am not sure if that's what they mean. or a tank that has be just 'set up' and still cycling.
     
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    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    I have been looking for the last hour and am finding very little that links the active ingredient in that med to flukes. If it were me, I would try to get the med Coralline suggested that is known for helping against flukes, I would hate to see you lose the fish.
     
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    This is what I was worried about. Antibiotics are not a good thing to put in your system. They will hurt your biological filtration.
     
  7. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I am sincerely not sure what is going on here. All advice given regarding cycling the tank and dealing with your current issue has gone unheeded. Individuals have taken the time to assist you, but to no avail, you continue do proceed despite assistance offered.

    Example: This is the problem and here is the solution. Product information provided as well as ID but nope. You post the product you're going to purchase, assistance given again and you treat with something completely different?

    We are all here to bounce topics off of, but if you're going to continue to proceed as if no assistance as been offered then you'll quit the hobby because of frustration, or your tank inhabitants will suffer.

    Adding a trigger and tang to such a young unstable system is just asking for failure, prove me wrong by either accepting the assistance as offered, or just flat out post you have no use for my assistance, trust me I will not be offended.

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    Edit: Moved to-------Fish diseases.
     
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  9. Midnight_Madman

    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    I truly appreciate everyone assistance! I did listen as far as the cycle and got through it great.
    The only reason I got the medicine I did last night was because I panicked and ran to petsmart, the closest place.. and that's what they had to treat flukes. Its not that I purposely wasn't listening to anyone
     
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    THIS! I was getting frustrated just reading the blank replies to the advice being given.
     
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    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    Thank you! I just did a freshwater dip and watched almost every fluke come out and drop off. I used a soft utensil to brush any that still stayed on his scales to push into the water. I just put him back in.. keeping fingers crossed. If I see them again and have to I will get the Praziquantel and treat
    Thanks everyone
     
  12. Corailline

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