Originally Posted by fresh_newby
In searching for a diagnosis for my fish pooping white...I ran across this and it may be helpful to some in a pinch...
FRESHWATER FISH PARASITE TREATMENTS
Ichthyophthirius multifiliis & Trichodina & Ichthyobodo &Tetrahymena
Salt, formalin, malachite green, other commercial products, inc. temp.
Gill flukes, skin flukes
Copper, malachite green, formalin, others
External protozoa, flukes
Malachite green and formalin, others
Antiparasite medication, salt, copper, inc. temp
Fish lice, gill maggots
formalin, potassium permanganate, metriphonate, other commercial prod.
organophosphate, manual removal and then dab with antiseptic
Larval stage of digenetic fluke parasites
organophosphate, other commercial products
Hexamita & Spironucleus
Metronidazole, other commercial products
If flukes: praziquantel, others difficult to treat
Use of appropriate anthelmintic drug, eliminate IM host, remove dead fish, piperazine
Difficult to treat, praziquantel