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Re: [APD] BGA --
--- Chris Hotte <ecwh at cogeco_ca> wrote:
> >I think fish caught in the wild or raised on large
> >commercial "farms" are routinely treated with an
> >or two as a prophylaxis.
> That is one thing I definitly do not like. The routine
> use of
> antibiotics to improve profitability. Antibiotics given
> to all the
> animal products in the off chance that some of them have
> Blanket dosing is just the cheapest way to improve the
> overall harvest.
It's not just a practice to protectd the harvest. I belive
it can also be a requirement imposed as a condition for
being allowed transport of the harvest across borders.
> But it raises the question. Where did the BGA come from?.
> Where did it
> get it's foothold on my tank in the first place? Is it a
> common dormant
> free floating bacterium that springs to life in the right
I'd put some money on that.
> Is my aquarium really separeate from the rest of the
Only if hermetically sealed and kept in a mayonnaise on
Funk and Wagnall's porch. ;-)
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