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  1. Red face again and again...


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    Today I notice one of my cory panda has a tear right behind his first (closer to his head) right lateral fin.
    How should I watch for it?
    Anything I can proactively do to prevent secondary infection?
    Anything I can do to healp the healing be faster?
    Have no idea how this happened, the roughest thing in the aquarium are the driftwoods.
    Is it me? I don't seem to have any peaceful time in my peaceful community .

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    Clean water is the best thing to help speed up the healing. You want to watch the torn spot to make sure it doesn't show signs of rotting, white patches along the edges of the tear.
    I don't know if it's you, the decorations, or the other fish in the tank. What other fish do you have that might be nipping at the cory. Malnutrition can also cause fins to split, what are you feeding the fish?
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    I clean and do a 30% water change every week. there is only the cory panda and 3 nerite snails in my tank right now. I feed them sinking pallets, flakes, blood worm twice a day and occasionally some algae sinking pallets.
    I can post a pick of the tank because I have no idea what's in it that could be hurtful, nothing to me seems sharp and rough, but maybe a pair of new eyes might see something...

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    No Message - talldutchie Merry Christmas - KingFisher Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7 This Holiday Swine hopes your 2014 will be simply divine! - Trillianne Thanks again for your help yesterday - Slaphppy7 
    Happy New Year! - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Mommy1. - Strider199 Cheers.  Have some of my hang-over cure. Happy New Year - Cliff Happy New Year! - KingFisher Happy Birthday. - Taurus 
    Happy Birthday. - gadget228 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 Looks like its time for a second cup! - Trillianne always fun - Surfdog thanks for sweetening the pot! - fishmommie 
    Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 for putting up with my bad timing - Cliff Congrats on MOTM. - gadget228 For most awesome avatar of the day. lol  Love it. - KevinVA Thank you so much for the Rep!! - steeler58 

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    It is probably catching it on the driftwood. While it is healing I would increase the water changes two or three times a week. They usually heal up pretty quick, but need clean water to do so.
    What brands are the pellets and flakes? I wouldn't give them bloodworms so often, they aren't all that nutritional and are usually considered treats.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    I use Tretramin crisps for tropical fishes and Hickari bottom feeder sinking pallet, Hikari algae wafers, I don't remember the brand of the blood worms.
    I alternate between those, there main food is the bottom feeder pallets once a day, Then The other feeder I alternate between the flakes and the blood worms, once a week I give them an algae wafer that is their only food for the day (the wafers are pretty large).
    I will up my water changes.
    How often should I give them blood worms? I thought they were rich in proteins?

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    I did a 30% water change yesterday, and today it looks already better much smaller and barely visible. Thanks for your help.

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    Happy New Year! - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Mommy1. - Strider199 Cheers.  Have some of my hang-over cure. Happy New Year - Cliff Happy New Year! - KingFisher Happy Birthday. - Taurus 
    Happy Birthday. - gadget228 Thanks for the B-Day wish - Strider199 Looks like its time for a second cup! - Trillianne always fun - Surfdog thanks for sweetening the pot! - fishmommie 
    Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 for putting up with my bad timing - Cliff Congrats on MOTM. - gadget228 For most awesome avatar of the day. lol  Love it. - KevinVA Thank you so much for the Rep!! - steeler58 

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    Glad to hear it is doing better.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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