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Thread: Prazipro

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    Thanks very much for the responses, guys...I had to order the Prazipro, it will be here Friday, and I should be able to dose this weekend.

    I'd like to hear about anyone using it as a preventative measure, and how often?...I know I've read here that some of you do, I just can't remember who you are, lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by madagascariensis View Post
    Prazipro is a very benign medication, so I usually don't worry about overdosing a little. It does absolutely no harm to snails, shrimp, plants or filter bacteria, and even sensitive fish like cories take it well.

    Usually you don't see flukes with the naked eye, as they are small and tend to hide, but in one case I noticed flukes dangling off the whiskers of several of my cories. I treated with prazipro and within minutes the flukes were visibly writhing, and within hours they dropped off. Certain fluke species have a resistant egg stage though, therefore I think treating multiple times would be wise.
    Thank you very much mada...it treats for other parasites/pests besides flukes, from what I understand...do you use it regularly, as a preventive measure?
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    I treat all new fish for parasites while in quarantine - heat for ich and prazipro for internal.
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    I want to say GronLaura does. But you know how I am about remember who does what around here. ;)
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    Unless you are going to use it prophylactically, the smallest bottle will do - it's super concentrated stuff.
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    it also could be velvet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    I want to say GronLaura does. But you know how I am about remember who does what around here. ;)
    You are correct!

    I dose all new fish in the QT for 7 days, then a carbon insert for 2 weeks.

    I have been dosing the 75 gal every 6 months, same procedure as above and will do the same with the dual 29s (they won't get dosed until the end of Feb as the fish were just dosed when in the QT).


    In fact, I have a question - Mr. Pleco was treated with PraziPro from 7/21 to 7/28. He has been in the 75 gal since 8/11 (and doing great), which will be treated on 8/30. Is it okay he gets another dose so soon (1 month apart)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    In fact, I have a question - Mr. Pleco was treated with PraziPro from 7/21 to 7/28. He has been in the 75 gal since 8/11 (and doing great), which will be treated on 8/30. Is it okay he gets another dose so soon (1 month apart)?
    Good question, I hope you get a reply soon...thanks for chiming in
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    I don't see what harm it would do.
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    I forgot to add, I follow the bottle directions, 1 tsp for 20 gal and I base it on my actual tank size. Be sure to really shake the bottle (pretend it's Nitrate test solution #2).
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