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Old 09-24-2003, 06:55 PM   #1
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sick puffer

I am a newbi, have very little experence. Fish appears to have a fungus on it's head. Eyes are clouded and has stopped eating (been in the tank 3 months no problems) I would hate to have him die. Any ideas on treatment? Thanks
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Old 09-24-2003, 08:51 PM   #2
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it sounds like he has columnaris.try an antibiotic that contains furan or kanamycin sulfate.if you can't find one then ask your lfs for the best medicine for it.also you want to treat as a bacterial infection.HTH
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Old 09-24-2003, 09:44 PM   #3
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Thanks I will do that. How long will it take for me to see improvment?
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