Benjamin Benjamin
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Fungus? #1
Hello.

Today I have spotted what looks to me like fungus on 2 of the fish, the Cory's mouth and the Bosmani's back/top. Am I correct? If it is fungus I plan to use Esha 2000, is there also a need for Exit?

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Re: Fungus? #2
It looks bacterial so Esha 2000 is the one. Even if it was fungus it would still be Esha 2000 as Exit is for protozoan infections, not fungus. Corries can often get bacterial or fungal infections around the mouth and barbels if kept on gravel as it causes damages when they are rooting thorough it. Sand is a better choice of substrate for them,
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Re: Fungus? #3
Thank you.
The tank is 50/50 sand and gravel, the gravel is smooth with no sharp corners.
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Re: Fungus? #4
Today is the last day ( 3/3) of the treatment, what next? Do I carry a water change? Clean the water with carbon or do nothing? Is it safe now to restart inject Liquid Carbon?

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Re: Fungus? #5
There's normally need to do a water change or run carbon if you've finished treating, but as you want to run CO2 it might be safer to do one as meds can reduce available oxygen.
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Re: Fungus? #6
Thank you.
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Re: Fungus? #7
Is eSHA safe with corys? I have lost 2 of my Adolfo's, 1 today and another 3 days ago. They were not infected and I always made sure that they have enough to eat.

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