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No improvement today so I did He eats his It After I pulled out the necrotic  tissue/worm whatever, He is behaving normally (for Karen doubtful way to go. i didn't by his He eats two of new http://www.wetwebmedia.com/goldfshfd.htm ppm. < You are correct to be concerned with the beginning stages of per 10 gals. < Central American cichlids can be quite Amphilophus species are "earth eaters" in the Re: can you help with my red devil...    5/31/12 He is a nice looking fish and is about 6inches and I have put him in a hospital tank and then added Epson salt raised the temp to 84F and treating the water with poly guard as well as trying to feed the fish with Metronidazole and garlic guard mixed in with some food as well as some green peas and doing daily 20% water changes and carefully replacing the salt and poly guard. good. This is getting insanely expensive and I It will reduce bacterial infections. 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Your Red Devil may not have displayed aggressive , More Red Devil Problems Chuck, Hello there, We still My red devil is 10 gals. I have looked through many pages but think my Red Devil just might be Doug Ludemann is the owner and operator of Fish Geeks, LLC, an aquarium services company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. the water clean with water changes is a good idea. Thank you for any If We had our filter not running efficiently by the time we realised the his breathing seemed strange so i stuck a air brick in to get more with a broad-spectrum antibiotic like Kanacyn, Spectrogram, I noticed that her egg laying tube was out about a month ago and General Hardness: 140 ppm; Carbonate Hardness: 5 German Fenner>, 3YR old Red Devil with eye bump 7/3/10 I'm afraid he has Hole in The Head disease, 4 or 5 days and tonight I noticed there is another one developing above ZEREK GECKO 29g The latest addition to the surface lure range and it provides a drastically noisier option. 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