Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-31-2013, 09:15 PM   #1 
veggiegirl
Member
 
veggiegirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Queensland, Australia
Does Anyone Know???????

Hey there,

I posted here because this is an emergency concerning my fish and I need an answer as quickly as possible so that I can begin treatment. My fish have parasites I think velvet and I need to treat them asap!

I was treating them with Multicure that contained Malachite green and said it was for parasites including velvet. Any how the first treatment went just fine but disaster struck second treatment. I followed the instructions exactly it said to perform 25% water change and add 5ml per 20 litres of tank water. My tank is 80 litres so I added 20ml of medication then it said to retreat in three days which I did. It said to perform another 25% water change before adding the medication. I did a 50% change just to be safe and added 20ml again. It did NOT say on the bottle to only add enough medication for the amount of water that you changed and Malachite green weakens over time so I do not know what went wrong but it poisoned my fish. They all layed on the bottom gasping until I performed an emergency 90% water change.

I do not want to use this medication again and desperately want to get some Mardels Coppersafe however I have a problem, I live in Australia and no one over here sells it, no one. That seemed a bit odd to me and I was wondering whether it is legal here? It's active ingredient s only Chelated Copper Sulfate so I do not see why I could not order it online and get it posted to Australia but in case customs does not let it through I was just wondering if anyone here knows IS MARDELS COPPERSAFE LEGAL IN AUSTRALIA, WILL IT GET THROUGH CUSTOMS? Please your advice is greatly appreciated
veggiegirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2013, 09:25 PM   #2 
LittleBlueFishlets
Member
 
LittleBlueFishlets's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Here's a link to the Mardel website's Contact page. They should be able to give you this info. http://www.sentrypetcare.com/Contact...ct.asp?faq=faq
LittleBlueFishlets is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.