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A Betta Face Covered In Flukes

Treatment of choice: Praziquantel.

There are several products that have that. (PraziPro) It’s safe and fast.

Yes, indeed, this looks like Ich but note that the spots aren’t “everywhere” and a microscope cinches the diagnosis.

If you were ‘shotgunning’ in the absence of live plants, you’d check the water, especially the pH

Then you’d shotgun Prazi and Salt That would clear Ich and Flukes for the win!

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A Betta Face Covered In Flukes
A Betta Face Covered In Flukes

A Betta Face Covered In Flukes

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Dr Erik Johnson

Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.