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Disease Treatments

Kinds of medicines to use


Potassium Permaganate (pp): Flukes, Columnars, bacterial gill disease and fungus.

Gel Tek
Penicillin: Fin Rot, Cloudy bulging eyes, Mouth sores, Bacterial infections and Septicemia

Tetracycline: Gill disease, Bacterial infections (tail rot, ulcers, sores, dropsy, popeye) Columnaris, Aeromonas, Pseudomonas and Chondocuccus.

Ampicillin: Bacterial infections, Popeye, Swollen Body, Kidney disease, Fin rot, Flaxibacter infections and Septicemia.


Melafix: Heals open wounds & abrasions, treats fin and tail rot, eye cloud, mouth fungus and promotes regrowth of damaged fin rays & tissue.


Life Bearer: Gill Flukes, as well as Fish Lice, Anchor Worms and leeches.


QuickCure: Ich, Chilodonella, Trichodina and Costia.


Anchors Away: Very effective treatment against Anchor worm (lernea) and Fish Lice (argulus).


Nox-Ich: Treats Ich.


Maracyn: Body Fungus, Columnaris, Fin and Tail Rot, Popeye, Gill disease, secondary infections, Bacterial Infections and Fungal Diseases.


Maracyn Two: Fin and Tail rot, Popeye, Gill disease, Dropsy, Bleeding or Red Streaks, Secondary and Internal infections.


Praziquantel (Prazi, Prazi-Pro): Gill and Body Flukes, and Internal Worms like Tapeworms.


Dimilin: For the control of Anchor Worm (Lernaea) and and Fish Lice (Argulus).


Nitrofura-G; Red Streaks, Fin and Tail Deterioration, Open Sores, General Bacterial Infections, Gill Diseases, and Fungal Infections.


Chloramine T: If dosed properly and according to your water hardness, it is very good at helping to cure baterial gill disease (symptoms are swollen and/or pale gills), body fungus and bacterial infections.


Acriflavin: Treats Ich, Costia, Chilodonella, and Tetrahymena.


Metronidazole: Treats Spironucleus and Hexamita. Used in some SBD cases that are considered to be of bacterial origin.


Parasite Clear (Jungle Labs): Treats Flukes, Tapeworms, Ich, Costia, Chilodonella, Tetrahymena, Ergasilus, Epystilus, Argulus, Spironucleus, and Hexamita.


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