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jtill
06-19-2014, 07:07 PM
Have an angel fish that has a growth (white fuzz) on its side. We have been treating with Artmiss and Herbtana alternaternally for the past fews days, but the growth is still on his side. He seem fine and he eats a little bit. Is there another product/medicine that we could treat him with?

Stephen Cooper
06-19-2014, 08:35 PM
Its called cotton wool disease and you need to immediately move the fish to a hospital tank. This disease spreads quickly to other fish and if not treated quickly will result in the loss of all infecred fish.

It is basically the same fungus found on uneaten food dead fish and infertile eggs.

In the hospital tank mix in one tablespoon of rocksalt per gallon of water in that tank.
You can also use a drug called griseofulvin to make a bath. Use 38mg per gallon.

This fungus usually grows on damaged fins, scales, or any other sores.
The best prevention is to add more hiding places and to remove any overly aggressive fish.

jtill
06-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Thanks - will add salt. Already in separate tank with methylene blue. Will research griseofulvin.


Its called cotton wool disease and you need to immediately move the fish to a hospital tank. This disease spreads quickly to other fish and if not treated quickly will result in the loss of all infecred fish.

It is basically the same fungus found on uneaten food dead fish and infertile eggs.

In the hospital tank mix in one tablespoon of rocksalt per gallon of water in that tank.
You can also use a drug called griseofulvin to make a bath. Use 38mg per gallon.

This fungus usually grows on damaged fins, scales, or any other sores.
The best prevention is to add more hiding places and to remove any overly aggressive fish.

Roger
06-19-2014, 10:13 PM
Find a product that has formalin and malachite green, should be some sort of ich cure, but read the ingredients to be sure. Malachite green is anti-fungal and the formalin will help prevent secondary issues until the wound heals. Meth blue and salt are ok but do not do much more than herbals. Note: Meth blue, salt, formalin and malachite green will all hurt or kill plants.

Stephen Cooper
06-30-2014, 10:04 AM
Was hoping for a follow up on the fish/tank. Any luck?