Abscess

Hi there! Fanny has a small abscess above her right eye. I’m thinking salt bath? She was last salted a few months ago when she had fin rot on her tail. She’s still my only fish, so could do the tank, but that’s probably overkill, do you think? For the bath, is it one tblspn peer 10 gals water? And 3 minutes?

Hope all is well with you, Venus.
Cricket

By | 2019-10-16T21:01:53-05:00 October 16th, 2019|Categories: Goldfish Koi Health Issues|

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  1. Venus October 17, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    We old gals enjoy our solitude…..most of the time, but she’s not really alone. She has you

  2. Venus October 17, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    That’s the remedy, which is more concentrated, but if you make tea at home, just brew a cup, let it cool, and pour it in

    The fish are doing well; knock on wood. lol

    • Cricket October 17, 2019 at 9:02 pm

      Got it. Thanks! You know, Fanny seems to like being the only fish. She has her routines, stays busy except for her mid afternoon nap lol and generally seems quite happy.

  3. Cricket October 17, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Thank you! I have mint in the tank. First thing I did. But I did an ounce or two per 10 gals. Isn’t that what you used to recommend? Is a cup per better?

    Hoping your fishies are well, too!

  4. Venus October 17, 2019 at 3:38 am

    I would give her a salt bath using one tablespoon of sea salt in a gallon of water (5 minutes) then pour the bath in the tank. The bad bugs are in the water, and that’s why she’s getting infected. I prefer the sea salt because it contains valuable minerals that will benefit

    This is a trace amount that won’t harm delicate fish

    During or after the salt treatment, add mint herbal tea; one cup for every 10 gallons of tank water. Keep the teas going, switching from mint to white tea, and from white tea to goldenseal with every water change. Add a tea with every weekly water change to boost the immunity of the fish, and help destroy those bad bugs. The teas are really amazing

    All is well Cricket

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