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I just purchased two juvee convicts, and I think there is very good chance they have fin rot.

They are behaving just fine...active, eating well, spunky....their fins are not clamped.

However, they are a little pale in color, and their caudal and pectoral fins are tattered.

What do you suggest as a course of action. I have increased the tank temp. to 82 degrees and am performing frequent large water changes.

TIA. -Luke
 

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Hi Luke,

Its not unsual for new fish to look a little worse for wear when you get them. Who knows what varied and downright wrong water conditions they've been in not to mention the unsuitable tankmates.

I think I would keep the water temp at normal levels and just continue to keep an close eye on them and do the water changes. Make sure you're using a good quality declorinator.
If you notice white or gray fuzzy developing on the fins or anywhere on their bodies then you may have to go with an antibiotic.

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Hey Robin thanks for the advice. In the event that I do begin to see gray or white fuzz can you recommend a sequence for antibiotics? Maracyn 1 and 2?
 
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