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Sick Oscar #1
Hi,I wanted to ask for help this oscar. about 10 days ago ive noticed a whitish patch starting to spread on the tips of his fins. a few days kater a signicant part of the eaten away and then ive quaranteen him and started treatment with kanaplex. He is not eating and the "eating" has reached his body in some places. The water parametres are 0,0,10 and he was in a 250 L tank with a pleco and a feather fish. Any ideas on what is this and how to treat it? thank you

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Re: Sick Oscar #2
It's fin rot that has been going on for a long time and progressed to body rot. My guess if he's been in with a feather fin is he's been severely and repeatedly nipped at and then the infection has taken hold. He needs strong antibiotics, but may not survive this as it looks very serious.
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Re: Sick Oscar #3
What antibiotic you reccomend?
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Re: Sick Oscar #4
He needs a vet prescription.
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Re: Sick Oscar #5
Theres no vet here that treats fish.
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Re: Sick Oscar #6
Not sure if you are based in the U.K., but, if so, this list may be helpful:
https://www.fishvetsociety.org.uk/inte ... illing-to-treat-pet-fish/
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Re: Sick Oscar #7
No im in israel
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Re: Sick Oscar #8
I suggest you contact Dr Liz Kaufman's team at the Jerusalem Aquarium and find out if they know of or can recommend any fish vets in your area.
https://www.jpost.com/Jerusalem-Report ... alems-new-aquarium-571195