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injured black widow

Postby nigelchallans » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:38 pm

my black widow fish has what looks like a mouth injury he is not feeding and gulping air from the surface. is there anything i could treat it with
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Re: injured black widow

Postby Carylnz » Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:42 pm

If by treat, if you mean something to cure it, then no. That takes time. Keep the fish separated and water quality excellent and it should recover on its own, unless it is too badly injured.
Some like to add medications but as they vary from country to country I cannot suggest any (also, I do not use them).
I am wondering if it is gulping due to the injury or if it also has gill problems. Any pics?
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