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Old 12-25-2013, 01:47 AM   #1
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Where to buy erythromycin for bga?


Since you can't buy it over the counter, how would you go about buying this stuff? I need it to kill my bga.
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Petco or PetSmart by Mardel in powder form: 1 packet per 10g.

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Petco or PetSmart by Mardel in powder form: 1 packet per 10g.

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Oh lol, my mom told me that it was an antibiotic so I didn't even think of a petstore
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It is an anti biotic, ban field usually prescribes it for fungal or bacterial infections. I had a turtle and that's what they gave me. Needless to say it was useless and in a gel for. But a lot of fish medications are just that, medications we get prescriptions for, penicillin. Amoxicillin, etcetera.
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Oh lol, my mom told me that it was an antibiotic so I didn't even think of a petstore
Funny how that works, huh? Just have to put "not for human use" on the label.

Mardel Maracyn is the stuff you want. Not Maracyn II, which is a different antibiotic.

Depending on how much you need (or if you want extra for future use), it can be cheaper to buy in bulk. Here's one source I've used:

http://www.nationalfishpharm.com
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buy UltraLife Blue-Green from ebay, its really cheap and works very well.
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All anibiotics can be purchased in large amounts for cheap with no script on All Bird Products website including all natural south american herb antibiotics. Great small company. Dont pay attention to the brands check out the active chemical names and concentrations and do a little math and safe a bunch of cash.
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I just bought some api erythromycin at petsmart. Do you guys know if red cherry shrimp are safe with this stuff? I forgot to ask that earlier lol.

Btw it is hilarious how stupid the petsmart guy was, he said that the only way to get rid of it is to trash your aquarium and get a new one and that I erythromycin doesn't effect bga. Lol.
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7970, what did you say to him after that? heh
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7970, what did you say to him after that? heh
I just kept sayin yeah with a smile on my face ;p not sure that he would really understand what I'm saying anyways because he was most likely stoned.
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