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Treatment worse than disease

Posted By: Kent <kentstuff@rogers.com>
Date: Sunday, 15 December 2002, at 4:14 p.m.

Well I've been off and on the various forums I like to visit and I just finished "catching up" on all this reading posts.

Anyway, I had a recent bout of what appeared to be an internal ailment of some type on my juvenile Discus (Went off food, long stringy milky white feces, darkening of colour) I suspect the recent hierarchal battle among the three resulted in stress, which resulted in weakened immunity, and so on.

Without the benefit of knowing for sure, I made quite a big mistake. First I decided not to move my Discus into quarantine. I felt the additional stress might be too much. So I treated in the tank.

After a bit of research, I decided on metronidazole in the