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Goldfish First-Aid Kit

Goldfish First-Aid Kit

When your fish becomes sick, time is of the essence when it comes to administering treatment.  In some cases, if treatment is delayed because you have to go out and find supplies, or you have to wait for online orders to be shipped, it can be too late to help the fish by the time…
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Luca’s Mouth Issue Resolved!

Luca’s Mouth Issue Resolved!

Luca’s mouth is totally back to normal now, thankfully.  I’m so glad it turned out to be nothing more serious.  He was in quarantine for 3 days, and he had a salt dip each day.  Already after just the first salt dip, the mouth issue was much improved.  I had to go out of town…
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Luca’s Mouth Issue

Luca’s Mouth Issue

My poor little Luca seems to be having a health issue.  On Monday I noticed that his mouth tissue looks frayed as if it’s deteriorating.  See how it appears sort of “frilly” looking?  Well normally it would be perfectly smooth with no odd flaps or frills.  It seemingly happened overnight and at first I wasn’t…
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Day Eight of Quarantine

Day Eight of Quarantine

Things continue to go well for the two new butterflies!  On Thursday they finished their first round of prazi, and since then they were in-between doses (when treating for flukes you must allow a few days between doses for the fluke eggs to hatch; they won’t hatch with prazi present).  Today I dosed their second…
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