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Old 02-04-2007, 01:23 PM   #1
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Fin repair?

What medications, foods, minerals promote the best fin growth. One of the older fish in my tank, has some beat up fins.
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Old 02-04-2007, 01:30 PM   #2
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Melafix helps. But go easy on it and have carbon on hand to remove it when you are done treating him. I suggest treatment in quarantine if possible.
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Also in addition to melafix, pristine water conditions are the best way to treat fin damage.
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Water is great. However these are old wounds, and I have seen any luck in quite awhile. Think it might be depression as well, her mate died. Don't know tbh I'll try the melafix in a qt tank. Thx guys


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Got a question. Because the filter in the qt tank is got charcoal in it. Should I take it out while fish is being treated? Otherwise I think it my take all the treatment out, before actually treating the fish.
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yes take the charcoal out in QT. I meant keep the water in the QT pristine while treating.
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:39 PM   #6
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rgr on that, thx for the information.

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Just ordered some melafix off Ken's Fish website. Along with some cichlid pellets and bloodworms... such spoiled fish,
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