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healthy loaches but poorly Guppies!

Posted By: Nick Mills <Nick.mills@btinternet.com>
Date: Sunday, 7 January 2001, at 5:34 p.m.

My daughter has a 100 litre tank with 2 loaches,possibly Sid the Monkeys; 2 catfish and many guppies. The guppies have developed a virulent fin rot since new year, which has wipied out many of them, but left the loaches & catfish unscathed. The guppy website recomends dosing the tank with a teaspoon of salt per gallon of water for four days.(25 teaspooons/day) Is this going to adversely affect the loaches? It sounds really salty to me.
Thanks for your help!

 

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