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    [QUOTE= put him in a methylene blue bath at 1ML per gallon for 30 minutes. Then you need to drop the temperature or the quarantine tank to the low 70s to slow its progression. The salt will also slow down the progression. I would then start using Jungle Fungus guard or Furan-2 in the quarantine tank. Either one can be combine with Seachem Kanaplex]

    Do we have a consensus on treatment?

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    Without being certain that it is columnaris, I would try the salt treatment alone to begin with.
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    Agreed with that.
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    Columnaris was the first thing I thought when I saw the saddleback shape. Personally never had to deal with it so no first hand experience...
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    Thanks y'all! I could not get through this without your help. I read about the saddle back and it sure does look just like one :( Once I started reading articles online, every one contradicts the last. So I've got about 10 hours of reading resulting in an empty qt tank and no plan. I promised myself I would not get emotionally invested when my little boy wanted these fish. Now I'm about to cry over this darn apisto. Just to be clear, I leave him in the community tank and sprinkle 2.5 tbsp salt for the 25 gal tank and just let it sink and then wait? How long before I add more, or add an increased amount? I have table salt, it looks like rock salt that goes in the grinder, so I assume I can sprinkle in the rocky stuff. And his other fish and the filter media will be fine, right? These probably seem like basic questions, but this is our first rodeo.

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    Is the qt cycled as well? How big is it, and it's filter?
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    You'll want to dissolve the salt prior to adding it to the tank. Take some tank water and mix the salt in that, then dump it all in the tank.
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    5 gal. I have two filters in the community tank. I was going to move one over to the qt. It's empty now. I just got it to deal with this issue. Had not nailed down the plan yet.

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    I read a few articles that say so salt for cory cats. We have 6. So, I guess I need to salt the qt instead of the community tank afterall?

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    Depends on the species of cory. I would err on the side of caution and just use the QT in this case.
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