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Emzyp

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I have just managed to get some epsom salt. can someone help me better with dosage amount please

previously it was said 1/4 teaspoon/10gallon.

My tank is 28litres or 7.4 us gallon or 6.2uk gallon

Does someone know the weight of salt required for the above as a 1/4 teaspoon is too much for my tank and i dont know how to work it out.

it would be easier to weigh it as everyones version of what a quarter teaspoon looks like varies

please help,i dont want to overdose!

Also when using this and melafix do i need to do daily water changes?

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ideally im hoping someone can tell me how many grams or milligrams per litre or uk/us gallon

Also when im able to get the correct dosage amount how many days should i salt for?

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For the Salt hun. I would do one 1/8 teaspoon and then a half of an 1/8 teaspoon. :)

Melafix you want to change out every other day unless your ammonia is .5 then change the water out and add the salt and Melafix in :)

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Okay thanks koko.

My ammonia is abit high at the moment,so i should still do daily water changes and add melafix daily?

When i get the metro powder,how much should i use and how do i adminster it,in food?

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Okay thanks koko.

My ammonia is abit high at the moment,so i should still do daily water changes and add melafix daily?

When i get the metro powder,how much should i use and how do i adminster it,in food?

Yeah since the tank is so small if the ammonia goes up... Do a 100% water change add Melafix in and your Epsom salt :thumb:

Alex will have to tell you about the Powder hun, I havent used it before :(

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okay,thanks for your help koko!

I will go and do that now

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Alex will have to tell you about the Powder hun, I havent used it before :(

You summoned me? :rofl

Yes, you do have to make it into food, or add it to the water. Adding it to food is the best method, and we will discuss the options tomorrow (or later today). Just remind me. Is the fish eating well? Do you have frozen blood worms? Would you like to try your hands at gel food? :D

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Alex will have to tell you about the Powder hun, I havent used it before :(

You summoned me? :rofl

Yes, you do have to make it into food, or add it to the water. Adding it to food is the best method, and we will discuss the options tomorrow (or later today). Just remind me. Is the fish eating well? Do you have frozen blood worms? Would you like to try your hands at gel food? :D

Yup yup :help:

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no i dont have any frozen bloodworms.I have dried and when i fed them i gotta use the tweezers as they freak me out! :/

'Lucky Leo' as i am now calling him,already likes to eat from my fingers,so i guess that will help.

Food wise i feed tetra gold japan sinking pellet.

Yes he has a very good apetite :D

Im not sure about the gel food,i saw a thread with your recipe gel and half the stuff id never heard of!

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That's OK. We'll go with the very simplest of recipes, with involves canned tuna, gelatin, 8 ounces of pureed baby food, garlic, and water. :)

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oookay..... im looking at that thinking gelatin,where am i gonna get gelatin? How about wine gums instead?! LOL

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Gelatin can be obtained at any grocery store! :P

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To Coco - thankyou so much,it arrived this morning!

I am not keen to make a gel food nor in a position at the moment to go out and obtain all the required ingredients for it.

I saw an old post of your Alex saying to add a bit of tank water to it and soak the fish food in it. I am keen to do this.

Is the 1g just one dose,use it all at once on one day?

'Lucky Leo' isnt looking so lucky today.Hes looking pretty miserable spending time on the bottom of the tank and id like to start the medication as soon as possible,if its not already too late already.

Help please!

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Emzyp, can you get some frozen blood worm? We can try it that way.

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i have brine shrimp mix from tetra which are in foil sachets and come out a bit like a gel,is that any good?

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How do you prepare that?

Essentially, you can take a little pinch of metronidazole, mix it in with a small of tank water, and then soak the food in it for about 30 minutes prior to feeding. However, as you can see, this method is highly imprecise, and we cannot be certain that enough, or any, medication actually gets into the fish. The best remains making gel food and adding the correct amount of meds to it.

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