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Fin rot

Posted By: Cynthia <ckfard@yahoo.com>
Date: Sunday, 21 August 2005, at 8:32 p.m.

Hi. Last week my area was hit by a pretty bad storm and I was out of power for almost a week. One of the tanks became cloudy and all became cooler than usual. The cloudy tank was cleared out in one day with a power head and water change. I noticed a Gourami with dropsy and took it out and am treating it in a hospital tank with Maracyn-Two. While feeding I noticed I was short one Cherry Barb. Found him dead in a corner swollen. Assuming it was also dropsy. Noticed the other three barbs have a bit of tearing in their tails as does the two remaining Gouramis. The Gourami actually have small holes in their tails. The one with dropsy had one when I bought it. Just prior to losing electricity, I had a problem with the heaters. They were going to town all of a sudden in all three tanks. The temperature rose to 83-84 degrees in one day and I had to fina