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Old 11-11-2014, 09:24 PM   #1
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F8 Puffer with fin rot or fungus...please help

I have a pair of F8 puffers and one of them has a pectoral fin with a large tan/pinkish fuzzy glob attached. After a little research, it appears to be fungus or possibly fin rot. I have dosed the tank with Melafix for the past two days and today I added some aquarium salt gradually. Is there anything else I can do? He's swimming okay and buzzing around the tank like usual, but his fin is mostly clamped to his side. Please help, thanks.
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Old 11-11-2014, 10:47 PM   #2
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Melafix and salt will have no effect on fungus.
You should really read up and find something that kills fungus. i could list a few
Methylene Blue
Furan-2
Malachite Green
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Okay I will look into those, thanks. Apparently I looked in the wrong place when it was suggested to use Melafix and salt.
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Melafix is for bacterial, and Pimafix is for fungal, but I don't know how well it works. I would go with what Matt said for best results.
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