Hi guys. New member here. I wanted to ask advice about Amy green terror. I believe he got into a fight with my red terror and has some scale damage. I will attach pictures. He has a large red spot on him where his scales have been ripped/bitten off (at least I think, or please advise on other possibilities ie red spot disease etc) - though he was completely healthy a day or two ago.
My main questions are about treatment. Heís now in a 20 gallon hospital tank by himself with stable water quality and parameters. Iím wondering about Epsom salts and medication (I have melafix, though Iíve read mixed reviews on this, I also have API stress coat which was recommend by a knowledgeable friend).
What would you guys recommend for treatment of him? Iíve been told epsom salt (1 tsp per 5-10 gallons in the hospital tank plus stress coat). Iíve also been told that epsom salt could possibly get inside the open wound and cause further issues?
guy recommended trying the Melafix first to try to repair the scale damage before using epsom salt.
Anyways please advise on what you would do. Sorry for the long post and thanks in advance!!