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Injured Cory

Posted By: Cynthia <ckfard@yahoo.com>
Date: Saturday, 28 May 2005, at 12:36 a.m.

Hi. While feeding my fish I noticed one of the Cory fish had all his barbells ripped off the left side of his mouth. I've never had any type of aggression in the tank so all I can think of is he got between the small rock and the side of the tank and couldn't get out. The area is all red where the stubs remain. He is not eating tonight and looks like he is stressed. I am going to put him in the hospital tank and want to treat his injury right away. All I have on hand is Maracyn-Two and Fungus Clear. Would one do better than the other for tonight or should I just wait until tomorrow and get something else? Any recommendations? I added salt to the tank and extra slime coat conditioner until I take him out. I wanted to put the medication in before putting him into the tank. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks! Cynthia from Kirkwood P.S. You guys provide a lot of informatio