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Old 08-30-2021, 04:53 PM   #21
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There is no activated carbon. And thank you for the article. I just dosed the third dose of kanaplex. There still doesn't seem to be any improvement, and it says to use for a maximum of three doses so I guess I will not be using any more kanaplex after this. For now I guess I'll wait for the next couple days to see if this last kanaplex dose helps at all. Thank you for your help thus far

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If there is insufficient improvement after you finish the Kanaplex, you may want to try erythromycin/Maracyn for the eye issues… I’ve read from several sources that it is the best suited for those

https://www.aquarium-pond-answers.co...tions.html?m=1

https://wattleydiscus.com/product/er...us-medication/

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Still the same. We stopped the kanaplex about a week ago. this past Wednesday we did a partial water change of about 40% and then added Api Quick Start to help with the ammonia levels. I ordered fish amoxicillin and it shipped so we're just waiting for that to come. In terms of trying erythromycin, we already tried that. The first time we noticed his eyes a bit big we used that and it fixed it for a few days and then the problem came back and we tried it again but it didn't work. So far we've tried erythromycin, api fin and body cure, and kanaplex. And he's still the same. Is maracyn the same as erythromycin?
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Maracyn has Erythromycin for gram positive infections, also additional effectiveness if the fish eat medicated food.

Maracyn 2 is Minocycline from tetracycline antibiotics, treats gram negative infections
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First off it awful this poor guy is still sick.

Erythromycin gram positive
Kanaplex gram negative

Amoxicillin looks like both positive and some negative.

So is it that the eyes are still cloudy, which may never go away, or still swollen as well?
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Treated with one dose of amoxicillin a few days ago and he was fine with it, but my brother decided he doesn't want to do any more medicine so I guess we won't be finishing the amoxicillin treatment even though it seemed promising.
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It would only be for about a week, so I don't know why stop now.

Sorry to hear he doesn't want to try this last thing.
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Yes I agree it would be worth it to continue but refuses. It is possible the Dalmatian molly's Popeye is gone, but I can't tell. His eyes look bigger than our other Dalmatian Mollys, but maybe that's just how he is? I'll keep watching him but so far his eyes haven't gotten worse so that's good
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Glad the fish is maybe better. Sorry about the treatment predicament.
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Moved him into the big tank (35 gal compared to the old 10 gal) two days ago. Still can't tell if there's anything wrong with his eye, but it doesn't seem to be bothering him. Also, that minnow I sent a picture of early on in the thread is still rather bloated, I dont think its pregnant.
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That bigger tank will be appreciated
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Keep checking the water quality and don't overfeed, leaving uneaten food in the tank.
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