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This Para Guard Stuff is Good!!

Posted By: cybermeez <cybermeez@NOSPAMaol.com>
Date: Thursday, 22 July 2004, at 6:40 p.m.

It looks like my sickly little double-saddled clown loach has turned the corner. His fins are almost healed, he's stopped shimmying and is fattening up. I even saw him make the effort to dance with the 3 new Striatas that he's sharing the Q-Tank with.

It's been a long ordeal for the little guy and I almost lost him. There are a few things I can credit his recovery to:

1) Salt. Never underestimate the power of 1 tablespoon per 5 gallons of water.

2) Aquatronics Spectrogram. Helped kill whatever bacteria was causing his fins to melt.

3) Seachem's Para Guard. This stuff is awesome! I used it in conjunction with the antibiotic and it turned the tide. He wasn't responding as well to the Spectrogram alone or in combination with Coppersafe or Maracide. I