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Discussion in 'New to the Hobby Questions and Answers' started by Ariel Saxon, Nov 13, 2019.

  1. Ariel Saxon

    Ariel Saxon New Member

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    Can anyone tell me what is going on with this discus and if the API general cure will treat it? It's a friend of mine fish and she said it seemed to appear out of no where and that no other fish in the tank are doing it.
     

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    Naughts Fish Crazy

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    Looks like external parasites? Do you have the general cure? What does the bottle say it treats? I suspect you would need the specific medication.
     
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    Hole in the head disease, usually caused by hexamita or something like that.

    Metronidazole should work but it's a sign the tank is not as clean as it could be. Make sure the tank gets a huge water change and gravel clean every week.
     

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