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Nalagram for you!
In a message dated 12/22/99 12:50:30 AM Pacific Standard Time,
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:
<< > I am starting to see my Neon's get some funny bends in their backs. 1st
> notice that they get a white spot, then shortly after that, they get all
> bent out of shape, literally. It's like they have broken backs. The one
> Neon that has had this the longest has been this way for about 8 months.
> has not died, nor does it seem to affect his swimming, and eating. Do I
> need to worry about this?
This could be neon tetra disease. Is the white spot a loss of color along
the stripe? If so, it's neon tetra disease. It's bacterial. I've been
able to "cure" it, but the fish never regained the color that was lost. I
used a antibiotic, I'm pretty sure it was Nalagram, but I can check if you
want. Mine never got to the point where it deformed the fish, but I've
read that it can do so. I also never had it spread to any other fish
besides neons. Not even my glow-lite tetras were effected.
Might find it easier by the IUPAC (not!) name Naladixic Acid... 250 mg per