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7 Guidelines for Mindful Medication of Marine Aquarium Fish

fish medication 300x169 7 Guidelines for Mindful Medication of Marine Aquarium FishLet’s face it, when a fish in our care exhibits symptoms that might suggest disease, we want to fix the problem and we want to fix it fast. What that usually means is running to the local fish store and frantically scanning the medication aisle for a product that seems to cover the condition in question and, even better, promises a quick, easy cure. But in our haste to dose the aquarium, it’s all too easy to overlook the fact that imprudent use of aquarium medications can actually be much more harmful to fish than the maladies they’re formulated to treat—in other words, if medications aren’t used properly, the cure can be worse than the disease. Before administering any medication to your marine aquarium fish, consider the following 7 guidelines: #1 Rule out environmental factors first An ammonia spike, inappropriate water chemistry or temperature, and excessive dissolved pollutants are just a few examples of environmental conditions that can cause fish to manifest physical or behavioral symptoms similar to those brought on by disease, such as: More: 7 Guidelines for Mindful Medication of Marine Aquarium FishMore:

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Interzoo 2012: The Prodibio booth

DSG 2876 Interzoo 2012: The Prodibio booth

Walking inside the Stand 4, we visited the small stand Prodibio that  seemed extremely interesting. I presume that you all know the Prodibio as one of the most important companies in the production of bacteria for aquarium, and that therefore many of you have used the mythical glass vials.

  During the show Prodibio presented a new protocol for the treatment of diseases in aquariumMore:

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