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A few weeks ago, I noticed that one of my bolivian rams was spitting out all of this food (Omega sinking pellets, frozen brine shrimp, frozen blood worms, Tetra crisps, etc). Treated the entire tank with Jungle Labs Parasite Clear and gave the ram a salt bath and after a few days, he went back to eating as usual and even show interest in mating with my female ram. About a week ago I fed everybody peas and soon after, Bernard went back to spitting out all of his food - sucks up a pellet, spits it out, and goes after another, doing this a dozen or so times.

Not sure what else to do, I'm thinking about putting him in a QT, treating that three or so times with the Parasite Clear, and aquarium salt, and hoping for the best. I don't know that the problem is due to parasites but I've read where others did this and it cleared up the problem. Can anybody suggest another treatment? Is it possible that feeding peas caused this? Doesn't seem likely but this started after feeding the fish peas so it seemed worth asking.

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In general, one treatment is not enough to kill parasites.... and a salt water bath wouldn't do anything for internal parasites. I would treat the whole tank again, but this time:

1. Start with a 50% water change, and stop feeding
2. Treat on Day 1, Day 3 and Day 5, with large water changes each treatment day.
3. Do not feed at all during the treatment, until Day 6- after another large water change.

In my experience, the antiparasitic drugs (particularly metronidazole) work best when the gut is clear. I also suggest adding in 1 TBS Epsom salt for every 10 gallons in each water change. Epsom works as a laxative, also clearing the gut.
 
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