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PimaFix bad for Kuhlis

Posted By: cybermeez <cybermeez@NOSPAMaol.com>
Date: Saturday, 14 February 2004, at 6:52 p.m.

I just found out the hard way that PimaFix (that new product from Aquarium Pharmaceuticals) don't mix. I had just done my weekly water change and moved the new fish I got a few weeks ago into the main tank. One of the Otos spazzed out and got a little nick on his head when he bolted out of the net into a decoration. So, I figured since he was already totally stressed that I'd prophylacticly treat the tank with PimaFix and MelaFix.

I've used this combo in my Q-Tank on a Cory with fin rot and everything was fine. However, within 2 minutes of putting the medication into the tank my Kuhlis began darting to the surface gulping for air. I waited a couple of minutes to see if it would subside but it just got worse and their colors began to was out.

I immediately fired up the python