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Old 08-24-2009, 09:41 PM   #1
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stringy poop

I noticed lately that my Yellow Tang has been loosing weight so i immediately began feeding him seaweed sheets soaked in extra vitamins. I have been really packing him with vitamins and seaweed sheets. I noticed today that he pooped not one long string of white poop but a bunche of little strings. I know Lateral line disease is prominent in Tangs and i figured that if i could maybe pack him with vitamins he would possibly recover. He is very lively and eats like crazy. He also seems to be gaining a little weight. I do have Seachem Metronidazole and seachem focus could i treat his food with this and if i do do i have to QT him? Will this hurt other fish if they eat the treated food.

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Old 08-25-2009, 06:58 AM   #2
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The animal needs to be dewormed as do the rest of them at this point. It would be safest to remove them all to a couple qt's and either provide a Praziquantel bath or oral dosage. I would also treat with Fenbendazole. It would make sense, perhaps, to treat Prazi via bath and Fenbendazole (Panacur) orally. I can give dosages at a later point or you can 'Search' these forums.

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