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    my green severum Hole in the head-Created
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    Large water changes and a more varied, high quality diet.
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    With severums it is Head and Lateral Line Erosion, not HITH. This means it is usually water quality and food quality. I did talk to a couple people though where it was caused by using carbon in the filter, but that is rare. What is the usual water change schedule? What is the nitrate concentration? It should under 20ppm or within 10ppm of the tap. What all do you feed? In my experience the best thing hands down is New Life Spectrum fed exclusively.

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    I don't think you really need a multivitamin. If you have a very high quality pellet all of that will be in every bite.
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    Trazcity - I am dealing with the same issue for my 3 year old jurupari geophagus. In his case it is not poor nutrition or poor water quality or chemical filtration. I suspect stress as I also have a yellow sev in the tank that likes to chase him upon occasion.

    So as you can see there are several causes.
    To fix: Frequent water changes (as already suggested) as fresh, clean water helps the wounds heal
    Treat for 3 days with Metrodozoline (in Metro+ and General Cure)
    Feed medicated flakes that contain metrodozoline (You can get these from angels plus)

    Good luck. Here's hoping that both of our fish come out of this okay.

    As soon as my geo is better (fingers crossed) I'll be rehoming him so he is not in this stress position.)
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