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17 Saltwater Diseases: Suggested Treatment




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This article is from the Aquaria: Disease, Algae and Snails FAQ, by Elaine Thompson, Thomas Sasala and George Booth

17 Saltwater Diseases: Suggested Treatment

Disease Name
Treatment

1(4) Black Ich
Freshwater dip coupled with formalin bath

2(4) Brookynella*
Copper coupled with formalin bath

3 Fin Rot
Erythromycin, Neomycin

4 Fish Lice
Freshwater dip or Formalin bath

4 Flukes
Freshwater dip or Formalin bath

5 HLLE
? - Better environment

6 Intern. Parasites
Medicated Food

7 Cryptocaryon*
Formalin bath (1/2 -1 hour) once every other day for a week.

8 Ichthyosporidium
None - better environment

9 Lymphocystis
(None - it should go away)

10 Amyloodinium*
Freshwater dip coupled with copper

11 Microsporidian
None - euthanasia

12 Poisoning
Massive water changes/move to an untainted environment

13 Poor Diet
Vary Diet; meet the requirements of the animal

14 TB
Kanamycin, Isoniazid

15 Vibrio
Erythromycin, Neomycin

* Both tank and fish must be treated to erradicate the pest.

 

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