Originally Posted by Zagz
Yes they do hide when sick. And yes Jungle's fungus eliminator will affect your bacterial cycle. The stringy white poo may be indicating internal parasites.
Or internal bacterial infection. The fishes digestion system will produce mucus to try to eliminate the problem. That is what the white poo may be.
As I said earlier I have used Jungle parasite clear and it did not ruin my cycle.
Metronidazole treats a number of internal parasites and bacterial problems.
PS: I have done some research on the melafix/pimafix vs Labyrinth fish and it looks like it may be an urban legend. Like I said I have used it with my Labyrinth fish with no issues at all.