It is, I did that for a rescue I took in, sounds like your lil guy has fin rot, and salt and stress coat work well together, if you have something else to treat him in, if not just keep in the bowl, but do the water changes at 75% daily for 2-3 days, and on the 3rd do a full water change, take the salt and the S/C and mix in with the new water so the salt granuals dissolve a lil, wait a few minutes like 15 minutes to set..and add a few drops at a time to the current water in the bowl, keep doing it that way, so you wont stress him by taking him out..add a very lil at a time, and watch to see how he does..as long as the water temp is not cold..
I just moved him into a 3.5 quart bowl, and he seems to be much happier.
I added just under 1mL of stress coat. I was told to use a higher dosage if I'm using it to both condition and heal the fish. I also added about 10 granules of aquarium salt. Is this correct?
I used to do water changes once a week when he was in the quart size bowl, which I understand was too infrequent. Now that he is in a bowl nearly four times the size, Is changing the water once a week going to be acceptable?
Thanks again for your help guys, and taking the time to answer these questions.
is it too much stress to jump from a quart sized bowl to a gallon too quickly???
You will need to accliminate your fishy..to any size tank, for the adjustment to be correct, testing the temperature, and making sure the water is the same in the tank that your taking the fish from, and putting the fish in ..Do you have a heater in the tank, and a thermometer to test for temp? this is the most important part of the process..to make sure he does not get temp shock..