Flossy Flossy
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  • Posted on: 26/11/2018 22:32
New guppy, finrot #1
Tank size:60l
pH:7.6
ammonia:0
nitrite:0
nitrate:5ppm
tank temp: 24°C
Hello there, i bought two new guppies on Friday and added them to my tank. When i added them i also added interpet disease away 12ml.
Today i woke to one of them having quite definite fin rot. I took him back to the shop and they gave me some white spot and fungus treatment so the platys in my tank don't get it too. 
The disease away says you can't use medicine with it. 
My filter is a juwel bioflow one, i don't know how to add carbon to the filter to remove the disease away........ 
Or will the disease away protect the other fish anyway? I have 3 platys and one guppy and two platy fry. 
Thank you in advance x
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  • Posted on: 26/11/2018 22:43
Re: New guppy, finrot #2
I've never heard of Disease Away so can't comment on its efficacy.

As your fish are not currently showing signs of fin rot there's no need to use any medication right now. It's best never to use any meds until there is a real need.

If you want to be ready to add meds if any symptoms appear, do two 50% water changes a day apart to remove the Disease Away.
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Re: New guppy, finrot #3
thank you I'll do that