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  1. Flowerfairy13

    Medication queries

    Hi everyone 👋🏻 I have a few questions on medications that I am struggling to find answers to - hoping someone might be able to help. I started treating my tank with eSHa 2000 and GDX on Saturday. I dosed as per instructions on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Tomorrow I will do a 50% water change...
  2. Little-Nipper

    Fish medication

    Hi all, I was just wondering if there is a good medication that will knock off every bug in the zoo that is also invertebrate safe? After a severe worm infestation that killed 3 guppies 😪 I have since set up a 35l planted quarantine tank for new and sick fish, running a sponge filter that has...
  3. F

    Otocinclus sensitivity: multiple courses of meds

    It’s coming to the end of the month for my 3 otos in quarantine. They’re with 5 straita loaches so I did a dewormer esha ndx (with 2nd dose 14 days later) and esha hex as a precaution. I forgot about tapeworms though so I’m thinking of doing another 3 day treatment before adding them. It’s with...
  4. shaziasadiqah

    Fish Antibiotic

    Hello, i have some meds for my fish on hand just in case anyone is sick, at the moment i only have antifungal and antibacterial meds with aquarium salt. Now, i wanted to have antibiotic, too and a bit confused with the variety out there, i just one an antibiotic that is broad-spectrum and can...
  5. S

    Betta and Super Ick Cure

    Hi, I'm a little new to this. I recently cycled a ten gallon Betta tank, (0ppm Ammonia, 0ppm Nitrites, 10-15 ppm Nitrates) after a water change, I added some Neon Tetras to it. Well, all the tetras got stressed and developed Ich. After I noticed it, I immediately bought some Super Ick Cure...
  6. syren

    Post antiparasitic tx for roundworm, Betta not doing well

    Good Morning! I think this is the right spot to post my concerns on my King Male betta (if I’m incorrect let me know, I’m new to these threads and am just looking for advice. Will repost accordingly :) ) I have a male King Betta (he is housed alone, too aggressive for tank friends.) that was a...
  7. E

    Maybe Ich, maybe not???

    I have a goldfish (Hope) and 10 days ago I noticed that she had some white spots on her. I noticed this a couple hours after adding 6 new smaller goldfish to the tank. The next day I went and got API Ich medication and started treatment. I went through the entire process twice over the course of...
  8. Juliak

    Ich Medication safe for peacock eel and kuhli loaches

    Hi, I have a 55 gallon planted aquarium that has been set up for about two years now, I recently bought new kuhli loaches for my LFS and unfortunately didn't quarantine them.??‍♀️ I now have ich and it is starting to spread among my other fish... here is my stocking: 55 gallon planted: 3...
  9. R

    Help me please

    Hi I don’t know if I’m in the right forum sorry if I am in the wrong one ! I just want to know about medications...I have ich in my tank and I’ve been using blue planet ich treatment but it’s not working can I switch to a different medication like blue planet multi cure or will that do something...
  10. TotallyTropical

    Melafix Hoax?

    Hello everyone! (wow, I'm back? :oops:) After (almost) finishing the first semester of year 2 in my aquaculture studies at Dalhousie, I've found I've learned more about finfish and shellfish than I've bargained for, and a notable subject has crossed my path while caring for my own fish that I...
  11. S


    Hi, I have some issues with my fish and want to treat the tank. Can anyone advise if it would be ok to mix API General Cure & API Fin & Body Cure? both antibiotics. I have red Blotch (it seems) with the Cory's 1 died....and a few guppies died (recently added). One Cory has a white swelling on...
  12. Aqua_Life

    Betta Infection, Injury Care: Help Pls

    I recently decided to set up a nano aquarium (2.1 gal). I didn't intend to place any fish within the aquarium (a planted tank & maybe a few dwarf shrimp) as it is far too small for any fish to truly thrive and be happy. However after getting it setup and cycled I was looking for potential plants...
  13. Barry Tetra

    Can you help me listing all med for fish

    Dropsy, bloated, pinecone, fungus and all of the disease. please give me the name so i can order it all on ebay. @Retired Viking
  14. JMuth

    Tank Emergency; Gold fish is red, fish are lethargic, danio has ich

    Tank size: ~5 Gal. US pH:7.8 (This is what it has been since I started measuring) ammonia: >0ppm (just the slightest hint of green, not enough to put it at .25, but more than 0) nitrite: 0 ppm nitrate: 40 ppm kH: Unknown gH: Unknown tank temp: 80F Fish Symptoms (include full description...
  15. GuppyGirl20

    Help! How to proceed with medication

    Hi. I have a carbon filter. One of the cheapy nothing fancy kind so the carbon cant be removed without destroying the filter. It's been in use for longer than 4 weeks so the carbon part should be ineffective, right? I suspect my poor betta has somehow got a fungal infection. His poor mouth area...
  16. L

    Please help! Cannot find any info on this

    Can someone please help me? One of my Dalmatian molly fish is going to die if I can't figure this out. I have a 60gallon tank, with 35+ other mollies (they keep having babies and I don't know what to do with them... but that is a problem for a different day). The tank has been established...
  17. Chris1075

    Treatment Medication Recommendation

    Hello, I am looking for some advice for treatment or medication to use to treat fin rot. I have been to my LFS, which advised me to do 25% - 50% water changes every other day and aquarium salt and use Seachem's Garlic Guard. It looked like it had cleared up, and the tetra was getting better. A...
  18. C

    Balloon Molly help

    Can anyone tell me what this white stuff is on my balloon molly and what u should do about it thank you
  19. T

    Ich Problem- Help

    After coming back from a trip I discovered that my was colorless and had white spots all over him. (A fish my family member had picked up from her friend had been placed in my aquarium while I was gone.) I freaked out and went to the store to buy...
  20. W

    Ick Guard Making My Fish Sick?

    About 4 days ago I noticed the dreaded "white spots" were on a couple cherry barbs in my tank. I initially added about a tablespoon of aquarium salt to my tank (36 gallons) and turned up my heater to 82 degrees as a quick fix too try to get rid of the ich, But the next day those barbs gained a...