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Erythromycin Treatment for "Skinny" Disease
Posted By: Kyle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Saturday, 10 August 2002, at 8:22 p.m.
Hi. I asked several questions about "skinny" disease and received good advice on this board. Everyone is so helpful. I decided to treat my one clown loach with "skinny" disease in the 55-gallon community tank that it lives in with two other clown loaches and various tetras, oto, sae's, and cory cats. I am using erythromycin at the prescribed dosage of 250mg (1 capsule) per 10 gallons of water. The directions on the bottle says to treat for 5 to 10 days and to do partial water changes everyday. If anyone has used erythromycin, I would like to know what length of treatment you would recommend and how often and how much water do you change during treatment. Thanks for your help. I was lucky to find this board. It is a wealth of infor