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Quinn- RED Jaw Line Sore

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Test Results for the Following:

* Ammonia Level(Tank): 0.15

* Nitrite Level(Tank):0

* Nitrate level(Tank):5

* Ammonia Level(Tap):1.0

* Nitrite Level(Tap):0.5

* Nitrate level(Tap):5

* Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)

* Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)

Other Required Info:

* Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? API master fresh water test kit

* Water temperature? 77F

* Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? 55 gal. Running for close to 2 yrs :hmm I think

* What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? 50 AC and the big AC (100 I think) the one with the ginormous sponge :P

* How often do you change the water and how much? Q 5-7 days and about 80%. I take out as much water until the fish have a hard time swimming :o

* How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? Sunday october 5 and about 85 ish percent

* How many fish in the tank and their size? Two 4 inch (body size) goldfish and a bn pleco and 3 mystery snails and one nerite snail and lots of plants

* What kind of water additives or conditioners? Prime and I added flourish tabs to a couple plants in the beginning of the summer and baking soda at wc's and occasionally throw in koi clay with wc's.

* What do you feed your fish and how often? Every am a combo of NLS Thera A, hikari lionhead, and omega goldfish pellet. Then at night either pro-gold or FBW or FBS. On my days off they'll usually get a third meal at lunchtime of hikari purple bag or mysis shrimp

* Any new fish added to the tank? No

* Any medications added to the tank? No

* List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. Did my routine treatment of prazi to this tank on 9/21/14. Just single dose of prazi pro. No salt. No other treatment

* Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? Quinn has a history of streaky fins and this remains a problem and it has persisted for months. I've just thought was his normal. Sometimes it flares and recedes, though.

* Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? No

* What do you feed your fish and how often? Every am a combo of NLS Thera A, hikari lionhead, and omega goldfish pellet. Then at night either pro-gold or FBW or FBS. On my days off they'll usually get a third meal at lunchtime of hikari purple bag or mysis shrimp.

* Any new fish added to the tank? Added 3 new mystery snails from Daniel E a couple weeks ago after a week QT.

Thanks for looking :)

Edited by Flipper

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Gosh he's gorgeous. :thud

Is the redness in wen tissue? It's a little difficult to tell from the video . . .

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Gosh he's gorgeous. :thud

Is the redness in wen tissue? It's a little difficult to tell from the video . . .

Yes, I think it's right on the border of wen/non-wen tissue.

Did you notice he's turning whitish :teehee

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Do you think you could get a close up pic of it? I'm going to report this to the rest of the mod team cuz you know how I am about wen . . . . :scared

:teehee

I did notice he's turning white. Looks great. His fins are drool worthy. :o

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Aubs, could you try to take some pics, please? Thanks!

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Is this pic ok? He's thrashing about and all others were very blurry. Does it look like there's a tiny pimple in the redness :(

The redness has been there for about 2 days but it's worse today

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Aubs, could you try to take some pics, please? Thanks!

Hi Alex! Miss you! :bighug

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Wow, what a cutie patootie! I want!

Healing vibes to Quinn.

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Wow, what a cutie patootie! I want!

Healing vibes to Quinn.

Thanks Lisa :hug Healing vibes always appreciated :)

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Wow he is absolutely stunning!. Hope he gets better soon! Sending positive vibes and hugs your way

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Wow he is absolutely stunning!. Hope he gets better soon! Sending positive vibes and hugs your way

Thanks Corinne! He is perdy and super friendly :wub:

I hope he gets healthy quick :/

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It's been suggested that you use Melafix or salt for now in QT.

Also please check around any LFS for powdered metronidazole and Furan 2 in case those are needed.

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I hope his reddish sore heals once treatment is started on Quinn.

He's gorgeous. Love his big dark eyes.

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I hope Quinn heals soon, he's so beautiful :heart

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Get well soon, Darling! Mommy loves you! :hug

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It's been suggested that you use Melafix or salt for now in QT.

Also please check around any LFS for powdered metronidazole and Furan 2 in case those are needed.

Ok! Thanks Kokos D&D team :hug

I have the metro powder. I'll start the meal fix and get the furan 2 after work today.

It's going to be a longer than normal day at the hospital :(

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I hope his reddish sore heals once treatment is started on Quinn.He's gorgeous. Love his big dark eyes.

Thanks for all the warm wishes, Cheryl! He has eyes like his sister, the tortoise, Tallula :teehee

I hope Quinn heals soon, he's so beautiful :heart

Thanks Lis :)

Get well soon, Darling! Mommy loves you! :hug

It's true! He's my favorite fish! And my most sickly :cry Thanks Tammy!

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It's been suggested that you use Melafix or salt for now in QT.

Also please check around any LFS for powdered metronidazole and Furan 2 in case those are needed.

I'm checking in while at work :donthit: I only have a 20 Long at home because the fry are in my 10gal. Can I QT Quinn in the 20L or should I sneak another 10g in with the melafix :o

I'm worried about him :(

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The 20 is fine. Especially with a fish his size. Only downside is you need twice the meds. And WCs are larger.

:hug

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Oh aubrey he is so gorgeous. I hope everything's alright with him! :bighug

He makes me really want a superfinned fish. :peeka

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Hope Quinn bounces back quickly Aubrey.

He's a beautiful fish.

Good luck.

Edited by Mr. Hyde

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What a gorgeous boy, wishing him a speedy recovery :)

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I hope he has a quick recovery :hug your fish are gorgeous!

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Ok. Got melafix. Setting up the 20gal tank.

How much salt should I put in. I have a scale and Morton's salt.

Thanks in advance for the help and everyone's well wishes :grouphug

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I would just do the Melafix and no salt to start.

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