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Skinny Again

Posted By: Mr Leadfoot <leadfoot@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thursday, 8 August 2002, at 3:54 p.m.

I was wondering:

I have a 1.5' clown that had ICH and Skinny. It seems he was affected by Skinny, near the end of his bout with ICH. After being cured of ICH, he hid 99% of the time, and seemed to be near death, as he draped his body across a rock in his cave, and stopped eating for days.

After treating with erythromycin for 4 days, per the instructions on the med label, he became active and started eating again.

It seemed as though his bout with Skinny was done, as the concave sections of his body seemed to be filling out. Now, he's out of q-tine, and in his new real home. He is active, and eats, but it seems like he might be getting those concave depressions in his sides again. I'm not sure if there just easier to see in a tank with good light, but he sure looks skinny. Maybe it's because he's gotten lo